Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Review Exercises - Page 191: 59

Answer

Each of the 6 schools will receive $\frac{7}{48}$ of the amount raised.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{7}{8}$ of the amount raised will be divided among 6 schools $\frac{7}{8} \div 6$ = $\frac{7}{8} \times \frac{1}{6}$ = $\frac{7}{48}$ Check $\frac{7}{48} \times 6$ = $\frac{42}{48}$ = $\frac{7}{8}$
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