Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.12 - Multiplication and Division of Decimal Fractions - Exercises - Page 71: 11

Answer

$\approx 248.23$

Work Step by Step

Divide using long division. The divisor must be a whole number so convert $70.5$ to $705$. Accordingly, adjust the dividend to $175,000$. The quotient needs to be rounded-off to the nearest hundredth so divide only up to the thousandths then round off the answer to two decimal places:
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