Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.1 - Rational Numbers: Multiplication and Division - Problem Set 2.1 - Page 49: 86


It takes 36 seconds to download 16 songs

Work Step by Step

It takes 2$\frac{1}{4}$ seconds to download 1 song, which is equal to $\frac{9}{4}$ seconds. To download 16 songs, we multiply the time needed for 1 song by 16. So, $\frac{9}{4}$ $\times$ 16 = $\frac{9 \times 16}{4}$ Factor the numerator and the denominator: $\frac{9\ \times\ 4\ \times 4}{4}$ = Cancel the common factors in the numerator and the denominator to obtain: 9 $\times$ 4 = 36 seconds
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.