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25 August, 11:08

Gary's pet gorilla eats all the time. He eats 5/6 pound of food in 1/4 of an hour. How much food does he eat in an hour

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  1. 25 August, 11:22
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    5/6 • 4

    The reason why I did this is because it gives us how much Gary eats in 1/4 of an hour so you need to find the amount he eats in 1 full hour.

    Then you get ...

    20/6

    Which simplifies to:

    3 2/6 = 3 1/3

    Final Answer:

    3 1/3 lbs
  2. 25 August, 11:32
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    5/16

    Step-by-step explanation:

    1/4 x 5/4 = 5/16

    (just multiply it, straight across.)
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