Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.1 Problem Solving with U.S. Measurement Units - 7.1 Exercises: 46

Answer

120 inch

Work Step by Step

3 $\frac{1}{3}$ yard = inches Use the unit fraction $\frac{3 ft}{1 yd}$ to change yard to feet and the unit fraction $\frac{12 inches}{1 ft}$ to change feet to inches. Notice how all the units divide out except inches, which is the unit you want in the answer. 10/3 Yd * $\frac{3 ft}{1 yd}$ * $\frac{12 inches}{1 ft}$ = 120 inch
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