22 December, 04:50
Yard work last weekend charlie raked leaves in his front yard. he noticed that 7/3 kilograms of leaves filled 4/9 of a bag. what is the unit rate for kilograms of leaves per bag
22 December, 05:53
the unit rate for kilograms of leaves per bag is 5 1/4 kilograms
part = 7/3
ratio of 7/3 = 4/9
to get the whole, we must divided the part by its corresponding ratio.
7/3 : 4/9
Steps in dividing fractions.
step1. get the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction
1st fraction = 7/3
2nd fraction = 4/9 ⇒ reciprocal = 9/4
step2. multiply the 1st fraction to the reciprocal of the second fraction
7/3 * 9/4 = 7 * 9 / 3 * 4 = 63/12
step3. simplify the fraction
63/12 = 5 3/12 or 5 1/4
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