Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Chapter Review - 2-6 Ratios, Rates, and Conversions - Page 155: 42


$5.703125$ pounds

Work Step by Step

A gerbil east about $\frac{1}{4}$ oz of food per day. About how many pounds of food can a gerbil eat in a year? There are 365 day in a year Multiply the daily amount by the annual amount: $\frac{1}{4}\times365=91.25$oz. There are 16 oz in a pound. $91.25\div16=5.703125$ pounds
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