Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Measurement - Test - Page 527: 4


$\frac{3}{4}$ ft ,0.75 ft

Work Step by Step

Use a unit fraction with feet (the unit for your answer) in the numerator, and inch (the unit being changed) in the denominator. Because 1 foot = 12 in, the necessary unit fraction is (1 ft)/(12 in) Multiply 9 in times the unit fraction 9 in* (1 ft)/(12 in) = 3/(4 ) ft = 0.75 ft
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