Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.6 Applications of Multiplication - 2.6 Exercises - Page 155: 8

Answer

6.4 million people

Work Step by Step

Multiply to find how many people purchase produce. To simplify the equation, multiply by 16 (instead of 16 million) and add the million at the end. $\frac{16}{1}\times\frac{2}{5} = \frac{32}{5}$ $\frac{32}{5} = 6.4$ 6.4 million
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