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: 69


160 bu/acre

Work Step by Step

given a $\frac{1}{20}$ acre plot produces 448 lb shelled corn Therefore we need to find the yield in bushels per acre first convert the weight into bu = 448 lb $\div$ 56 = 8 bu Now the yield = 8 bu $\div$ $\frac{1}{20}$ 8 bu x 20 = 160 bu/acre
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