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anonymous
 one year ago
Clark has 7 and 1 over 2 feet of wire.
Part A: How many 3 over 4 foot pieces can Clark cut from the 7 and 1 over 2 feet of wire? Show your work.
Part B: Using the information in Part A, interpret the meaning of the quotient in terms of the two fractions given.
anonymous
 one year ago
Clark has 7 and 1 over 2 feet of wire. Part A: How many 3 over 4 foot pieces can Clark cut from the 7 and 1 over 2 feet of wire? Show your work. Part B: Using the information in Part A, interpret the meaning of the quotient in terms of the two fractions given.

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mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Part A: This is a division problem. You need to divide 7 1/2 by 3/4

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1First, write 7 1/2 as a fraction. Then divide that fraction by 3/4.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you know how to change a mixed numeral into a fraction?

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we can write this: \[\Large 7\;\frac{1}{2} = 7 + \frac{1}{2} = ...?\]

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1439930748823:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1To write a mixed numeral as a fraction, multiply the number by the denominator and add the numerator. That is the numerator of the fration. The denominator is the same you had.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1439930905576:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok. So far I changed the mixed numeral into a fractions. Now we need to divide a fraction by a fraction. Do you know how to divide a fraction by a fraction?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope i was never good at it

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No problem. I'll help you with it. Do you know how to multiply a fraction by a fraction?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1To multiply fractions together, multiply together the numerators and multiply together the denominators. Then reduce if possible, To divide a fraction by a fraction, change the division into a multiplication by flipping the second fraction. Then multiply the fractions.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1439931429872:dw
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