Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.1 Problem Solving with U.S. Measurement Units - 7.1 Exercises - Page 484: 21


10 pint

Work Step by Step

5 qt = pt 2 pints (pt) = 1 quart (qt) Use a unit fraction with pint (the unit for your answer) in the numerator, and quart (the unit being changed) in the denominator. Because 2 pints (pt) = 1 quart (qt), the necessary unit fraction is (2 pint)/(1 quart) Multiply 5 qt times the unit fraction. 5 * (2 pint)/(1 quart) = 10 pint
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