anonymous
  • anonymous
During his first year of life,Avery gained 12 3/4 lb. During his second year of life, Avery gained 40% less weight than he did during his first year of life. How much weight did Avery gain during his second year of life? Express your answer as a mixed number in simplest form. lb
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schrodinger
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Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
you know, if you don't understand something, you can always ask... anyway, convert 12 3/4 to a decimal... what is 3 divided by 4?
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohh ok thxs
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
answer my question please

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Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
what is 3 divided by 4?
anonymous
  • anonymous
0.75
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
good, so 12 3/4 as a decimal is 12.75 now multiply that by 0.6
anonymous
  • anonymous
7.65
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
good, now convert that back into a mixed number
anonymous
  • anonymous
how?
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
look at the decimal part .65 = 65/100 now reduce that fraction
anonymous
  • anonymous
opps
anonymous
  • anonymous
iim so confused
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
start with 65/100 now divide the numerator and the denominator by 5
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok
anonymous
  • anonymous
65/100=0.65/5=0.13
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
nope what is 65/5?
anonymous
  • anonymous
13
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
good so 65/100 = 13/20 so 7.65 is equal to 7 13/20 as a mixed number and that's our final answer
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok thxs

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