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: 76


$\frac{3}{8}$ lb

Work Step by Step

Given a new born baby is expected to loose $\frac{1}{20}$ of its body weight during first week if the weight of the baby = 7$\frac{1}{2}$ lb therefore we need to find the weight lose by the baby = $\frac{1}{20}$ x 7$\frac{1}{2}$ lb =$\frac{1}{20}$ x $\frac{15}{2}$ =$\frac{3}{8}$ lb
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