Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 - Ratios and Rates - Practice: 5

Answer

$\frac{8}{25}$

Work Step by Step

Use the circle graph on p. 412 (see below). There are 4800 work miles and 15000 total miles. So you have to reduce $\frac{4800}{15000}$. Factor 600 out of both terms and then cancel it out: $\frac{600*8}{600*25}$ leaving $\frac{8}{25}$
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