Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.1 Basics of Fractions - 2.1 Exercises: 16

Answer

$\frac{4}{9}$ are pennies $\frac{3}{9}$ are nickels $\frac{2}{9}$ are dimes

Work Step by Step

Count the number of coins of each type and the total number of coins. 4 pennies 3 nickels 2 dimes 9 coins To indicate what fraction are a particular coin, the count of that coin is written as the numerator with the total number of coins written as the denominator. $\frac{4}{9}$ are pennies $\frac{3}{9}$ are nickels $\frac{2}{9}$ are dimes
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