Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.5 Metric - U.S. Measurement Conversions and Temperature - 7.5 Exercises: 2

Answer

a.) $\frac{0.95 liter}{1 quart}$, $\frac{1 quart}{0.95 liter}$ b.) qt; denominator

Work Step by Step

A.) As we know 1 quart = 0.95 liter The two unit fractions using the information for converting between quart and liter To convert quart to liter Unit for the answer (liter) is in numerator; unit being changed (quart) is in denominator so it will divide out. The unit fraction is (0.95 liter)/(1 quart). To convert liter to quart Unit for the answer (quart) is in numerator; unit being changed (liter) is in denominator so it will divide out. The unit fraction is (1 quart)/(0.95 liter). b.) 3 qt to liters To convert quart to liter Unit for the answer (liter) is in numerator; unit being changed (quart) is in denominator so it will divide out. The unit fraction is (0.95 liter)/(1 quart) When you will multiply 3 qt to the unit fraction qt unit will be divide out. In the unit fraction the unit being changed will be written in the denominator.
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