Dustin is mixing concrete. A formula for concrete calls for 3/8 gal of water. Dustin wants to make 7/9 more concrete than the formula creates.
How much water should Dustin use?
--I need an explanation of how to get to 2/3
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doing that would get you a smaller number. you want a bigger number. so add 1 to that. 16/9 is 7/9 more
so multiply 3/8 and 16/9
and you get 2/3 make since?
when it says "more" or "raise" or "increase" or anything like that, the fraction you're going to multiply is going to be greater than 1. like if it said i got paid $14 an hr, and i'm getting a 25% raise, then i would multiply 14 and 1.25
and it's the opposite to "less than" or "decrease" like if i got paid $14 an hr and i was getting a wage cut of 5%, then i'd multiply 14 and 0.95