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 49: 67


40 lb

Work Step by Step

Given airplane sprayer hold 60 gal, $\frac{3}{4}$ gal of water and $\frac{1}{2}$ lb of pesticide is required per acre therefore we need to calculate pesticide powder needed per tankful 60 $\div$ $\frac{3}{4}$ gal = 60 x $\frac{4}{3}$ =80 acre Pesticide required = 80 x $\frac{1}{2}$ lb = 40 lb
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