## Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Multiplication and Division of Fractions - Exercise - Page 49: 71

#### Answer

$\frac{1}{2}$ oz

#### Work Step by Step

given a bottle holds 2$\frac{1}{2}$ oz of medicine $\frac{1}{5}$ part of medicine is alcohol therefore we need to find the ounces of alcohol the bottle contains = $\frac{1}{5}$ x 2$\frac{1}{2}$ oz =$\frac{1}{5}$ x $\frac{5}{2}$ oz =$\frac{1}{2}$ oz

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