Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole

Chapter 1 - Section 1.12 - Multiplication and Division of Decimal Fractions - Exercises - Page 73: 70

8228 bushels

Work Step by Step

Multiply to find the number of bushels. Note the cancellation of units in the numerators and denominators. $\frac{1\ bushel}{1.2445\ ft^3}\times\frac{10240\ ft^3}{1\ silo}=822\underset\uparrow8.20\ bushel/silo$ Since the number to the right of the unit digit is less than 5, round down.

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