Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.5 Dividing Decimal Numbers - 4.5 Exercises: 36

Answer

$\$2.20$ per block

Work Step by Step

We see that Adrian bought 108 blocks for $\$237.60$. To find out the cost per block, we divide: $~~~~~~~~~~~~2.20$ $108\overline{)237.60}$ $~~~~~~~~\underline{216}$ $~~~~~~~~~~2160$ $~~~~~~~~~~\underline{2160}$ $~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0$ Therefore, Adrian paid $\$2.20$ per block.
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