Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 - Ratios and Rates - Exercise Set: 13

Answer

$\frac{2}{7}$

Work Step by Step

$3\frac{1}{2}\ to\ 12\frac{1}{4}$ is $\frac{3\frac{1}{2}}{12\frac{1}{4}}=\frac{\frac{7}{2}}{\frac{49}{4}}={\frac{7}{2}}\times{\frac{4}{49}}={\frac{/\!\!7}{/\!\!2}}\times{\frac{/\!\!2\times2}{/\!\!7\times7}}=\frac{2}{7}$
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