## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 10 - Statistics - 10.1 Circle Graphs - 10.1 Exercises - Page 711: 15

#### Answer

$\frac{210}{150}$ = $\frac{7}{5}$

#### Work Step by Step

Americans spend time on working are 3 hours 30 minutes Calculate time in minutes = 3 hr * 60 min + 30 min = 210 min They spend time on household duties/caring for others are 2 hours 30 minutes Calculate time spent in minutes = 2 * 60 + 30 min = 150 min Americans spend time on working compared to household duties/caring for others = $\frac{210}{150}$ = $\frac{7}{5}$

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