Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 7 - Measurement - Test - Page 527: 2


15 yd

Work Step by Step

Use a unit fraction with yard (the unit for your answer) in the numerator, and feet (the unit being changed) in the denominator. Because 1 yard = 3 feet , the necessary unit fraction is (1 yard)/(3 feet) Multiply 45 ft times the unit fraction 45 ft * (1 yard)/(3 feet) = 15 yard
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