## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Test: 16

#### Answer

$\frac{5}{12}$ square yard

#### Work Step by Step

Given, A rectangular barbecue grill is $\frac{15}{16}$ yard by $\frac{4}{9}$ yard. To find, the area of the grill. The formula for area of rectangle = length * breadth $\frac{15}{16}$ yard * $\frac{4}{9}$ yard. Divide out common factors form numerators and denominators common factors are 3 and 4 So in lowest term the area of the grill is $\frac{5}{12}$ square yard

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