# fraction

### A box of goldfish food can feed 3 fish for 4 weeks. How long will the box last if there are 7 goldfi

A box of goldfish food can feed 3 fish for 4 weeks. How long will the box last if there are 7 goldfish? 4 weeks = 7 * 4 = 28 days One box = 3...
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### If 12 workers can dig a tunnel in 100 days, how long will it take 20 workers to dig the tunnel?

If 12 workers can dig a tunnel in 100 days, how long will it take 20 workers to dig the tunnel? If one person dug the tunnel, it would take 100...
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### Luke and 5 friends packed enough food for a 2-week canoe trip. If one extra person decided to go on

Luke and 5 friends packed enough food for a 2-week canoe trip. If one extra person decided to go on the trip at the last minute, how long will the...
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### When Mike uses a riding mower, it takes him 3 hours to mow his lawn. When he uses a push mower, it t

When Mike uses a riding mower, it takes him 3 hours to mow his lawn. When he uses a push mower, it takes him 6 hours to mow the lawn. (His sister...
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### It takes Deanna 7 hours to paint a fence. Who fraction of the fence does she paint in one hour?

It takes Deanna 7 hours to paint a fence. Who fraction of the fence does she paint in one hour? 7 hours for 1 fence = 1/7 of the fence per hour
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### If it takes 3 people 4 hours to clean a warehouse, how long will it take 4 people to clean the wareh

If it takes 3 people 4 hours to clean a warehouse, how long will it take 4 people to clean the warehouse? 3 people * 4 hours = 12 hours per...
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### After an explosion of an oxygen tank, three astronauts were forced to move into the lunar lander tha

After an explosion of an oxygen tank, three astronauts were forced to move into the lunar lander that was attached to their spacecraft. If the...
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### It takes 5 workers 12 hours to unload one truck. How long would it take 6 workers to unload the truc

It takes 5 workers 12 hours to unload one truck. How long would it take 6 workers to unload the truck? 5 workers * 12 hours = 60 hours for one...
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### john had 27 sweets. he gave 2/3 of his sweets to mary and kept the rest for himself

john had 27 sweets. he gave 2/3 of his sweets to mary and kept the rest for himself. Mary has 2/3 * 27 = 18 John has 27 - 18 = 9
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### If 9/20 of a salad is eaten, how much is leftover?

If 9/20 of a salad is eaten, how much is leftover? The full salad is 1. Using a common denominator, we have 1 = 20/20 So the leftover is 20/20 -...
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### show how 6 people could share 4 sandwiches.

show how 6 people could share 4 sandwiches. 4/6 = 2/3 Cut each of the 4 sandwiches in 3 pieces. this gives us 4 * 3 = 12 Each person gets 2 of...
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### convert 5 minutes to hours expressing your answer as a fraction in its lowest terms

convert 5 minutes to hours expressing your answer as a fraction in its lowest terms 1 hour has 60 minutes, so we have: 5/60 Using our fraction...
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### 9 /11 as a decimal rounded to 3 decimal places

9 /11 as a decimal rounded to 3 decimal places Typing in 9/11 to decimal, and rounding to 3 decimal places we get: 0.818
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### What is 1/3 as a decimal rounded to 3 decimal places?

What is 1/3 as a decimal rounded to 3 decimal places? 1/3 = 0.3333333 Rounded to 3 decimal places, we get: 1/3 = 0.333
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### mark has a drawer full of 12 yellow baseball caps and 18 white baseball caps. What is the probabilit

mark has a drawer full of 12 yellow baseball caps and 18 white baseball caps. What is the probability of the next cap he chooses at random will be...
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### 175 out of 200 students have a cell phone. What fraction of the students have a cell phone?

175 out of 200 students have a cell phone. What fraction of the students have a cell phone? 175 out of 200 can be written as: 175/200 This can...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 5, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests