Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 - Factors and Simplest Form - Exercise Set: 68

Answer

a) $\frac{2}{15}$ are in New Mexico b) 65 are outside New Mexico c) $\frac{13}{15}$ are outside New Mexico

Work Step by Step

a) $\frac{part}{whole}=\frac{10}{75}=\frac{10\div5}{75\div5}=\frac{2}{15}$ b) $75-10=65$ c) $\frac{part}{whole}=\frac{65}{75}=\frac{65\div5}{75\div5}=\frac{13}{15}$
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