anonymous
  • anonymous
Penny uses 3/4 yard of fabric for each pillow she makes. how many pillow can she make using 6 yards of fabric? Do I turn 6 into a fraction, use the reciprocal and cross multiply?
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chestercat
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anonymous
  • anonymous
first off, there is no such thing as "cross multiply"
anonymous
  • anonymous
In my school they use cross multiplying as simplify im only in 6th grade
anonymous
  • anonymous
divie \(6\) by \(\frac{2}{4}\) which is the same as multiplying \(6\) times \(\frac{4}{3}\)

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anonymous
  • anonymous
tell your teacher satellite73 said there is no such mathematical operation as "cross multiply" and to remove that from his or her vocabulary
anonymous
  • anonymous
answer is 7 and 1/2 pillow cases
anonymous
  • anonymous
I sure will!
anonymous
  • anonymous
in any case your job is to compute \[\large 6\div \frac{3}{4}=6\times \frac{4}{3}\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
its called cross simplifying
anonymous
  • anonymous
cancel first, multiply last the answer is not seven and a half
anonymous
  • anonymous
there is not such thing as "cross simplifying" either or "simplify" for that matter
anonymous
  • anonymous
Honestly rounding that was mental math and it is close to the answer and it is cross products
anonymous
  • anonymous
I got 8 as an answer, is it correct?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
anonymous
  • anonymous
three goes in to six two times, two times four is eight
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ever heard of cross products...
anonymous
  • anonymous
I simplified both fractions
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes of course for vectors
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ps i might sound dum because im really really really tired
anonymous
  • anonymous
6/1 / 3/4 = 6/1 * 4/3 = 24/3 = 8 so 8 pillowcases
anonymous
  • anonymous
And cross multiplying is a term used in Core Connections/ CPM 6th and 7th grade math.
anonymous
  • anonymous
And i am not in a mental state of making right choices because I just took a shower which "Woke" me up and I can't fall asleep
anonymous
  • anonymous
ima go help people with science :)#Science is the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
It is basically what i did above just taken out of fraction form: |dw:1444099440255:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
Sorry for the weird scribbles. Although you wouldn't really use cross multplication here because there are no variables in the fractions.

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