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anonymous
 one year ago
At Priscilla's Purse Warehouse, it takes 2/3 of a day to complete 1/9 of an order of purses. At this rate, how long will it take to complete the entire order of purses?
anonymous
 one year ago
At Priscilla's Purse Warehouse, it takes 2/3 of a day to complete 1/9 of an order of purses. At this rate, how long will it take to complete the entire order of purses?

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Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hint: (1/9)*9 = 1 order of purses

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Maxipoo124, did you figure how how long it will take to complete the entire order?

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What calculations did you use to come up with that result?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02/3 x 9 cross multiplied

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There's no cross multiplying involved in calculating (2/3)*9 ,

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well i multiplied 3 x 9 and divided it by 2 and got 13.5 but into a fraction its 13 1/2

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You only cross multiply if you have a proportion: \[\dfrac{a}{b} = \dfrac{c}{d}\] \[ad = bc\]

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is what you're multiplying: \[\dfrac{2}{3} \times \dfrac{9}{1}\] You multiply the numerators first. Then the denominators

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you so much for the help
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