Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises: 26

Answer

$\frac{16}{5}$.

Work Step by Step

8 quarts to 5 pints (8 quarts)/(5 pints) Now let’s first convert quarts into pints. As 1 quart is 2 pints. Multiply numerator by 2. (8 quarts)/(5 pints)×(2 pints)/(1 quarts)= 16/5 Ratio in its lowest term is $\frac{16}{5}$.
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