Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Mixed Review Exercises - Page 192: 19

Answer

Estimate 150 ounces Exact 125 ounces

Work Step by Step

$50 \times 2 \frac{1}{2}$ Estimate by rounding to nearest whole number. $50 \times 3 = 150$ ounces Solve by converting to improper fractions, multiply numerators and denominators, then reduce by the common factor of 2. $\frac{50}{1} \times \frac{5}{2}$ = $\frac{250}{2}$ = 125
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