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 74: 73


4 bags

Work Step by Step

Set up an equation using conversion factors based on the information given. Note the way the units cancel out in the numerators and denominators. $\frac{1\ momento}{1\ guest}\times\frac{1.5\ oz}{1\ momento}\times\frac{1\ bag}{5\ lb}\times\frac{1\ lb}{16\ oz}\times 200\ guest=\frac{300}{80}\ bags=3.75\ bags$ Round up to the next full bag to have enough mints.
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