Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - Review Exercises: 15

Answer

$\frac{11dollars}{1dozen}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{88dollars}{8dozen}=\frac{(88\div8)dollars}{(8\div8)dozen}=\frac{11dollars}{1dozen}$ We can also write this as 11 dollars per dozen. Since the numerator and denominator have different units, we cannot divide out the units.
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