Elementary Technical Mathematics

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Multiplication and Division of Fractions - Exercise - Page 48: 41


$33\text{ ft}$

Work Step by Step

Each duct is $3\frac{2}{3}$ ft long. To find the total length of 9 pieces, multiply 9 and the length of each duct to obtain: $=9 \times 3\frac{2}{3} \\=9 \times \frac{3(3)+2}{3} \\=9 \times \frac{11}{3} \\=\frac{9(11)}{3} \\=\frac{99}{3} \\=33\text{ ft}$
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