Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.3 The Metric System - Capacity and Weight (Mass) - 7.3 Exercises - Page 502: 74

Answer

30cm of fish can be placed in a 40L aquarium.

Work Step by Step

Use ratios and cross multiplication to find the total length of fish. $\frac{3cm}{4L}=\frac{x\ cm}{40L}$ $4x=(3)(40)$ $4x\div4=120\div4$ $x=30$
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