Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.8 Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers - 2.8 Exercises - Page 179: 50


Estimate 576 boxes Exact $582 \frac{6}{7}$ boxes

Work Step by Step

$24 \times 24 \frac{2}{7}$ Estimate Round fractions to the nearest whole number $24 \times 24 = 576$ Exact Convert mixed numbers to improper fractions and multiply $\frac{24}{1} \times \frac{170}{7}$ = $\frac{4080}{7}$ Convert improper fractions to mixed numbers $582 \frac{6}{7}$
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