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**Fractions and Decimals**

**Lesson: 1 Multiplying Fractions**

- Lesson 2.1 Multiplying Fractions – Page(45-49)
- Multiplying Fractions Homework & Practice 2.1 – Page(50-52)

**Lesson: 2 Dividing Fractions**

- Lesson 2.2 Dividing Fractions – Page(53-57)
- Dividing Fractions Homework & Practice 2.2 – Page(58-60)

**Lesson: 3 Dividing Mixed Numbers**

- Lesson 2.3 Dividing Mixed Numbers – Page(61-64)
- Dividing Mixed Numbers Homework & Practice 2.3 – Page(65-66)

**Lesson: 4 Adding and Subtracting Decimals**

- Lesson 2.4 Adding and Subtracting Decimals – Page(67-70)
- Adding and Subtracting Decimals Homework & Practice 2.4 – Page(71-72)

**Lesson: 5 Multiplying Decimals**

- Lesson 2.5 Multiplying Decimals – Page(73-77)
- Multiplying Decimals Homework & Practice 2.5 – Page(78-80)

**Lesson: 6 Dividing Whole Numbers**

- Lesson 2.6 Dividing Whole Numbers – Page(81 – 84)
- Dividing Whole Numbers Homework & Practice 2.6 – Page(85-86)

**Lesson: 7 Dividing Decimals**

**Chapter: 2 – Fractions and Decimals**

### Fractions and Decimals STEAM VIDEO/Performance

**STEAM Video**

**Space is Big**

An astronomical unit (AU) is the average distance between Earth and the Sun, about 93 million miles. Why do astronomers use astronomical units to measure distances in space? In what different ways can you compare the distances between objects and the locations of objects using the four mathematical operations?

Answer:

The space beyond Earth is so incredibly vast that units of measure

which are convenient for us in our everyday lives can become GIGANTIC.

Distances between the planets, and especially between the stars,

can become so big when expressed in miles and kilometers that they’re unwieldy.

So for cosmic distances, we switch to whole other types of units:

astronomical units, light years and parsecs.

Astronomical units, abbreviated AU, are a useful unit of measure

within our solar system. One AU is the distance from the Sun to Earth’s orbit,

which is about 93 million miles (150 million kilometers).

**Watch the STEAM Video “Space is Big.” Then answer the following questions.**

1. You know the distances between the Sun and each planet.

How can you ﬁnd the minimum and maximum distances between

two planets as they rotate around the Sun?

Given the distances between the sun and each planet we

can find the minimum and maximum approximately distances

between two planets around the sun, we have each

planet distance now we will see which is farthest and

which planet is near to sun, then subtract the larger one

from smaller and tell the distances from them,

Example the distance from sun to mars is 5 AU and

sun to mercury is 2 AU,

then the distance from mercury to mars is 5 – 2 = 3 AU.

2. The table shows the distances of three celestial bodies from Earth.

It takes about three days to travel from Earth to the Moon.

How can you estimate the amount of time it would take to travel from

Earth to the Sun or to Venus?

Earth to the Sun ≈ 1190 days ,

Earth to Venus ≈ 330 days

Explanation:

Speed = Distance ÷ Time ,

We have distance from Earth to Moon is 0.00256 and

time is 3 days = 3 X 24 = 72 hours

now speed is = 0.00256 ÷ 72 = 0.0000355 AU per hour,

now we have distance from Earth to Sun is 1 AU and speed as

0.000035 per hour, Time taken is distance by speed =

1 ÷ 0.000035 = 28571.428 hours, now we divide by 24 to get days as

28571.428 ÷ 24 = 1190.4 days ≈ 1190 days to travel from Earth to Sun,

now we have distance from Earth to Venus as 0.277 Au and speed as

0.000035 per hour, Time taken is 0.277 ÷ 0.000035 = 7914.28 hours,

now we divide by 24 to get number of days as 7914.28 ÷ 24 = 329.7 ≈

330 days to travel from Earth to Venus.

**Performance Task**

**Space Explorers**

After completing this chapter, you will be able to use the concepts you learned to answer the questions in the STEAM Video Performance Task.

You will use a table that shows the average distances between the Sun and each planet in our solar system to ﬁnd several distances in space. Then you will use the speed of the Orion spacecraft to answer questions about time and distance.

Is it realistic for a manned spacecraft to travel to each planet in our solar system? Explain why or why not.

### Fractions and Decimals Getting Ready for Chapter 2

**Chapter Exploration**

**Work with a partner. The area model represents the multiplication of two fractions. Copy and complete the statement.**

Question 1.

\(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{6}{12}\)

Explanation:

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 2 X 3 = 6

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 4 =12

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{6}{12}\),

So \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{6}{12}\)

Question 2.

\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{2}{6}\)

Explanation:

First part is \(\frac{1}{2}\) and second part is \(\frac{2}{3}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 1 X 2 = 2

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 3 = 6

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{2}{6}\),

So \(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{2}{6}\)

Question 3.

\(\frac{2}{5}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{4}{15}\)

Explanation:

First part is \(\frac{2}{5}\) and second part is \(\frac{2}{3}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 2 X 2 = 4

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 3 = 15

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{4}{15}\),

So \(\frac{2}{5}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{4}{15}\)

Question 4.

\(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{16}\)

Explanation:

First part is \(\frac{3}{4}\) and second part is \(\frac{1}{4}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 1 = 3

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 4 X 4 = 16

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{3}{16}\),

So \(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{16}\)

**Work with a partner. Use an area model to ﬁnd the product.**

Question 5.

So \(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{1}{6}\)

Explanation:

We draw an area model to find the product

Step 1: We are given with \(\frac{1}{2}\) so

we take shade 1 part out of 2 ,

Step 2: We have \(\frac{1}{3}\) now we shade

1 part out of 3

Step 4 : We multiply the numerators as 1 X 1 = 1

Step 5: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 3 = 6

Step 6 : The purple area came through overlapping which is the product as

1 part out of 6 and write the fraction

in the simplest form as \(\frac{1}{6}\).

So \(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{1}{6}\)

Question 6.

So \(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{4}{20}\)

Explanation:

We draw an area model to find the product

Step 1: We are given with \(\frac{4}{5}\) so

we take shade 4 parts out of 5 ,

Step 2: We have \(\frac{1}{4}\) now we shade

1 part out of 4

Step 4 : We multiply the numerators as 4 X 1 = 4

Step 5: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 4 = 20

Step 6 : The purple area came through overlapping which is the product as

4 parts out of 20 and write the fraction

in the simplest form as \(\frac{4}{20}\).

So \(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{4}{20}\).

Question 7.

So \(\frac{1}{6}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{24}\)

Explanation:

We draw an area model to find the product

Step 1: We are given with \(\frac{1}{6}\) so

we take shade 1 part out of 6 ,

Step 2: We have \(\frac{3}{4}\) now we shade

3 parts out of 4

Step 4 : We multiply the numerators as 1 X 3 = 3

Step 5: We multiply the denominators as 6 X 4 = 24

Step 6 : The purple area came through overlapping which is the product as

3 parts out of 24 and write the fraction

in the simplest form as \(\frac{3}{24}\).

So \(\frac{1}{6}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{24}\).

Question 8.

So \(\frac{3}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{20}\)

Explanation:

We draw an area model to find the product

Step 1: We are given with \(\frac{3}{5}\) so

we take shade 3 parts out of 5 ,

Step 2: We have \(\frac{1}{4}\) now we shade

1 part out of 4

Step 4 : We multiply the numerators as 3 X 1 = 3

Step 5: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 4 = 20

Step 6 : The purple area came through overlapping which is the product as

3 parts out of 20 and write the fraction

in the simplest form as \(\frac{3}{20}\).

So \(\frac{3}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{20}\).

Question 9.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

You have a recipe that serves 6 people. The recipe uses three-fourths of a cup of milk.

a. How can you use the recipe to serve more people? How much milk would you need? Give 2 examples.

b. How can you use the recipe to serve fewer people? How much milk would you need? Give 2 examples.

a. Example 1: To serve 8 people we need

\(\frac{8}{6}\) recipe + \(\frac{24}{4}\) milk

Example 2 : To serve 10 people we need

\(\frac{10}{6}\) recipe + \(\frac{30}{4}\) milk.

b. Example 1: To serve 5 people we need

\(\frac{5}{6}\) recipe + \(\frac{15}{4}\) milk

Example 2 : To serve 4 people we need

\(\frac{4}{6}\) recipe + \(\frac{12}{4}\) milk.

Explanation:

Given 1 recipe serves 6 people and uses three-fourths of a cup of milk,

a. We can use the recipe to serve more people and milk would we need are

6 persons = 1 recipe + \(\frac{3}{4}\) milk

1 person = \(\frac{1}{6}\) recipe + \(\frac{3}{4}\) milk

Example 1 : 8 persons = \(\frac{8}{6}\) recipe + \(\frac{24}{4}\) milk

Example 2 : 10 persons = \(\frac{10}{6}\) recipe + \(\frac{30}{4}\) milk

b. We can use the recipe to serve fewer people and milk would we need are

6 persons = 1 recipe + \(\frac{3}{4}\) milk

1 person = \(\frac{1}{6}\) recipe + \(\frac{3}{4}\) milk

5 persons = \(\frac{5}{6}\) recipe + \(\frac{15}{4}\) milk

4 persons = \(\frac{4}{6}\) recipe + \(\frac{12}{4}\) milk.

**Vocabulary**

The following vocabulary terms are deﬁned in this chapter. Think about what each term might mean and record your thoughts.

Reciprocals : In mathematics, the reciprocal, also known as multiplicative inverse,

is the inverse of a number x. denoted as 1/x or x^{-1}.

This means that the product of a number x and its reciprocal yields 1.

The reciprocal of a number is simply the number that has been flipped or

inverted upside-down. This entails transposing a number such that

the numerator and denominator are placed at the bottom and top respectively.

To find the reciprocal of a whole number, just convert it into a fraction in

which the original number is the denominator and the numerator is 1.

The reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2.

The product of 2/3 and its reciprocal 3/2 is 1.

2/3 x 3/2 = 1.

### Lesson 2.1 Multiplying Fractions

**EXPLORATION 1**

**Using Models to Solve a Problem**

**Work with a partner. A bottle of water is \(\frac{1}{2}\) full. You drink \(\frac{2}{3}\) of the water. Use one of the models to ﬁnd the portion of the bottle of water that you drink. Explain your steps.**

We use area model to give the portion of the bottle of water

that I drink is \(\frac{1}{3}\) of the bottle.

Explanation:

Given a bottle of water is \(\frac{1}{2}\) full.

I drink \(\frac{2}{3}\) of the water. So the portion of the bottle of water

that I drink is \(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{2}{6}\) =

\(\frac{1}{3}\) of the bottle.

We draw an area model to find the product

Step 1: We are given with \(\frac{1}{2}\) so

we take shade 1 part out of 2,

Step 2: We have \(\frac{2}{3}\) now we shade

2 parts out of 3

Step 4 : We multiply the numerators as 1 X 2 = 2

Step 5: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 3 = 6

Step 6 : The purple area came through overlapping which is the product as

2 parts out of 6 or 1 part out of 3 and write the fraction

in the simplest form as \(\frac{2}{6}\) or \(\frac{1}{3}\)

So the portion of the bottle of water that I drink is

\(\frac{2}{6}\) = \(\frac{1}{3}\) of the bottle.

**EXPLORATION 2**

**Work with a partner. A park has a playground that is \(\frac{3}{4}\) of its width and \(\frac{4}{5}\) of its length.**

a. Use a model to ﬁnd the portion of the park that is covered by the playground. Explain your steps.

b. How can you ﬁnd the solution of part(a) without using a model?

a.

The portion of the park that is covered by the playground is

\(\frac{12}{20}\) = \(\frac{3}{5}\)

b. Without using a model the portion of the park that is covered by the playground is \(\frac{12}{20}\) = \(\frac{3}{5}\).

Explanation:

a. Used area model to ﬁnd the portion of the park that is covered by the playground.

Given a park has a playground that is \(\frac{3}{4}\) of its width and

\(\frac{4}{5}\) of its length. So the portion of the park

that is covered by the playground is \(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\)

we explain this by an area model as

Step 1: We are given with \(\frac{3}{4}\) so we take shade 3 parts out of 4,

Step 2: We have \(\frac{4}{5}\) now we shade 4 parts out of 5

Step 4 : We multiply the numerators as 3 X 4 = 12

Step 5: We multiply the denominators as 4 X 5 = 20

Step 6 : The purple area came through overlapping which is the product as

12 parts out of 20 or 3 part out of 5 and write the fraction

in the simplest form as \(\frac{12}{20}\) or \(\frac{3}{5}\)

The portion of the park that is covered by the playground is

\(\frac{12}{20}\) = \(\frac{3}{5}\).

b. Without using a model we have first part is \(\frac{3}{4}\) and

second part is \(\frac{4}{5}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 4 = 12

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 4 X 5 = 20

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{12}{20}\) or \(\frac{3}{5}\),

The portion of the park that is covered by the playground is \(\frac{12}{20}\) =

\(\frac{3}{5}\).

**2.1 Lesson**

**Try It**

**Multiply.**

Question 1.

\(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{1}{5}\) = \(\frac{1}{15}\)

Explanation:

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 1 X 1 = 1

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 5 =15

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{1}{15}\),

So \(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{1}{5}\) = \(\frac{1}{15}\).

Question 2.

\(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{6}{12}\)

= \(\frac{2}{4}\) = \(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 2 X 3 = 6

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 4 =12

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{6}{12}\),

So \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{6}{12}\)=

= \(\frac{2}{4}\) as both can go in 2 we get latex]\frac{1}{2}[/latex].

Question 3.

So \(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{5}{6}\) = \(\frac{5}{12}\)

Explanation:

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 1 X 5 = 5

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 6 =12

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{5}{12}\),

So \(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{5}{6}\) = \(\frac{5}{12}\).

**Key Idea**

**Multiplying Fractions**

**Try It**

**Multiply. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 4.

\(\frac{3}{7}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{6}{21}\) = \(\frac{2}{7}\)

Explanation:

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 2 = 6

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 3 =21

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{6}{21}\),

So \(\frac{3}{7}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{6}{21}\) =

further simplified as both go in 3 we get \(\frac{2}{7}\).

Question 5.

\(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{3}{10}\) = \(\frac{12}{90}\) =

\(\frac{2}{15}\)

Explanation:

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 4 X 3 = 12

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 9 X 10 =90

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{12}{90}\),

So \(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{3}{10}\) = \(\frac{12}{90}\)

further can be simplified as both can be divided by 6 we get 2 X 6 = 12 and

15 x 6 = 90, (2, 15) So \(\frac{12}{90}\) = \(\frac{2}{15}\).

Question 6.

\(\frac{6}{5}\) X \(\frac{5}{8}\) = \(\frac{30}{40}\) =\(\frac{3}{4}\)

Explanation:

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 6 X 5 = 30

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 8 =40

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{30}{40}\),

So \(\frac{6}{5}\) X \(\frac{5}{8}\) = \(\frac{30}{40}\)

further can be simplified as both can be divided by 10 we get 3 X 10 = 30 and

4 x 10 = 40,(3,4) So \(\frac{30}{40}\) = \(\frac{3}{4}\).

**Try It**

Question 7.

**WHAT IF?**

You use \(\frac{1}{4}\) of the ﬂour to make the dough.

How much of the entire bag do you use to make the dough?

\(\frac{1}{4}\) of the entire bag we do use to make the dough

Explanation:

Given we use \(\frac{1}{4}\) of the flour to make the dough,

We take entire bag as 1 which has flour , So we use

\(\frac{1}{4}\) out of 1 means \(\frac{1}{4}\) X 1 = \(\frac{1}{4}\)

of the entire bag we do use to make the dough.

Key Idea

Multiplying Mixed Numbers

Write each mixed number as an improper fraction. Then multiply as you would with fractions.

**Try It**

**Multiply. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 8.

\(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{7}{6}\) = \(\frac{7}{18}\)

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{1}{3}\) X 1 \(\frac{1}{6}\) so

first we write mixed number 1 \(\frac{1}{6}\) as 1 X 6 + 1 by 6 = \(\frac{7}{6}\) now

we multiply \(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{7}{6}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 1 X 7 = 7

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 6 =18

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{7}{18}\),

So \(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{7}{6}\) = \(\frac{7}{18}\).

Question 9.

\(\frac{7}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{9}\) = \(\frac{28}{18}\) = \(\frac{14}{9}\) = 1 \(\frac{5}{9}\)

Explanation:

Given 3 \(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{9}\) so

first we write mixed number 3 \(\frac{1}{2}\) as 3 X 2 + 1 by 2 = \(\frac{7}{2}\) now we multiply \(\frac{7}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{9}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 7 X 4 = 28

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 9 =18

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{28}{18}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 14 X 2 = 28 and 9 X 2 = 18, (14,9)

So 3 \(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{9}\) = \(\frac{28}{18}\) = \(\frac{14}{9}\). As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction also as (1 X 9 + 5 by 9 ), 1\(\frac{5}{9}\).

Question 10.

4 \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{42}{12}\) = \(\frac{7}{2}\) = 3 \(\frac{1}{2}\).

Explanation:

Given 4 \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) so

first we write mixed number 4 \(\frac{2}{3}\) as 4 X 3 + 2 by 3 = \(\frac{14}{3}\) now we multiply \(\frac{14}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 14 X 3 = 42

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 4 =12

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{42}{12}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 6, 6 X 7 = 42 and 6 X 2 = 12, (7,2)

So 4 \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{42}{12}\) = \(\frac{7}{2}\). As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as (3 X 2 + 1 by 2 ), 3 \(\frac{1}{2}\).

**Try It
Multiply. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 11.

1 \(\frac{7}{8}\) X 2 \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{180}{40}\) = \(\frac{9}{2}\) = 4 \(\frac{1}{2}\).

Explanation :

1 \(\frac{7}{8}\) X 2 \(\frac{2}{5}\) , We write mixed fractions

1 \(\frac{7}{8}\) as 1 X 8 + 7 by 8 = \(\frac{15}{8}\) and 2 \(\frac{2}{5}\) as 2 X 5 + 2 by 5 = \(\frac{12}{5}\) Now we multiply

\(\frac{15}{8}\) X \(\frac{12}{5}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 15 X 12 = 180

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 8 X 5 =40

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{180}{40}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 20, 20 X 9 = 180 and 20 X 2 = 40, (9,2),

1 \(\frac{7}{8}\) X 2 \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{180}{40}\) = \(\frac{9}{2}\) , As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as (4 X 2 + 1 by 2 ), 4 \(\frac{1}{2}\).

Question 12.

5 \(\frac{5}{7}\) X 2 \(\frac{1}{10}\) = \(\frac{840}{70}\) = 12

Explanation :

5 \(\frac{5}{7}\) X 2 \(\frac{1}{10}\) , We write mixed fractions

5 \(\frac{5}{7}\) as 5 X 7 + 5 by 7 = \(\frac{40}{7}\) and 2 \(\frac{1}{10}\) as 2 X 10 + 1 by 10 = \(\frac{21}{10}\) Now we multiply

\(\frac{40}{7}\) X \(\frac{21}{10}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 40 X 21 = 840

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 10 =70

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{840}{70}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 70, 70 X 12 = 840 and 70 X 1 = 70, (12,1), therefore

5 \(\frac{5}{7}\) X 2 \(\frac{1}{10}\) = \(\frac{840}{70}\) = 12 .

Question 13.

2 \(\frac{1}{3}\) X 7 \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{161}{9}\) = 17 \(\frac{8}{9}\)

Explanation:

2 \(\frac{1}{3}\) X 7 \(\frac{2}{3}\) , We write mixed fractions

2 \(\frac{1}{3}\) as 2 X 3 + 1 by 3 = \(\frac{7}{3}\) and 7 \(\frac{2}{3}\) as 7 X 3 + 2 by 3 = \(\frac{23}{3}\) Now we multiply

\(\frac{7}{3}\) X \(\frac{23}{3}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 7 X 23 = 161

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 3 =9

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{161}{9}\),

therefore 2 \(\frac{1}{3}\) X 7 \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{161}{9}\),

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as (17 X 9 + 8 by 9 ), 17 \(\frac{8}{9}\).

**Self-Assessment for Concepts & Skills**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

**MULTIPLYING FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS**

**Multiply. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 14.

\(\frac{1}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{6}\) = \(\frac{1}{48}\)

Explanation:

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 1 X 1 = 1

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 8 X 6 =48

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{1}{48}\),

So \(\frac{1}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{6}\) = \(\frac{1}{48}\).

Question 15.

\(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{6}{24}\) = \(\frac{1}{4}\)

Explanation:

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 2 = 6

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 8 X 3 =24

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{6}{24}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 6, 6 X 1 = 6 and 6 X 4 = 24, (1,4),

So \(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{6}{24}\) = \(\frac{1}{4}\).

Question 16.

2 \(\frac{1}{6}\) X 4 \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{286}{30}\) = \(\frac{143}{15}\) = 9 \(\frac{8}{15}\)

Explanation:

2 \(\frac{1}{6}\) X 4 \(\frac{2}{5}\) , We write mixed fractions

2 \(\frac{1}{6}\) as 2 X 6 + 1 by 6 = \(\frac{13}{6}\) and 4 \(\frac{2}{5}\) as 4 X 5 + 2 by 5 = \(\frac{22}{5}\) Now we multiply

\(\frac{13}{6}\) X \(\frac{22}{5}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 13 X 22 = 286

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 6 X 5 =30

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{286}{30}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 143 = 286 and 2 X 15 = 30, (143,15),

therefore 2 \(\frac{1}{6}\) X 4 \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{286}{30}\) =

\(\frac{143}{15}\). As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as (9 X 15 + 8 by 15 ), 9 \(\frac{8}{15}\).

Question 17.

**REASONING**

What is the missing denominator?

The missing denominator is 4

Explanation:

Let us take the missing denominator as x now we have

denominators as 7 X x = 28, so x = \(\frac{28}{7}\) = 4.

Question 18.

**USING TOOLS**

Write a multiplication problem involving fractions that is represented by the model. Explain your reasoning.

The multiplication problem involving fractions that is represented by the model

\(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{4}{15}\)

Explanation:

Given the area model as shown in figure we take the first fraction part

as 4 out of 5 as yellow area represents 4 parts out of 5 and the second fraction

part is 1 out of 3 with blue now the products of fraction is

\(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{3}\) =

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 4 X 1 = 4

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 3 = 15

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{4}{15}\),

which is the green area came through overlapping which is the product as

4 parts out of 15, Therefore the multiplication problem involving fractions

that is represented by the model is \(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{4}{15}\).

Question 19.

**USING TOOLS**

Use the number line to ﬁnd Explain your reasoning.

\(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) = \(\frac{3}{8}\)

Explanation:

We write 1/2 as 4 by 8 on the number line,

now we take 3 parts of 4 from 4/8 we get results as

\(\frac{3}{8}\) on the number line or we take 3 times \(\frac{1}{8}\) on

number line we get \(\frac{3}{8}\).

Therefore \(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) = \(\frac{3}{8}\).

**Self-Assessment for Problem Solving**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

Question 20.

You spend \(\frac{5}{12}\) of a day at an amusement park. You spend \(\frac{2}{5}\) of that time riding waterslides. How many hours do you spend riding waterslides? Draw a model to show why your answer makes sense.

I spent 4 hours for riding waterslides

Explanation:

Given I spend \(\frac{5}{12}\) of a day at an amusement park means

out of 24 hours so hours spent at the park is \(\frac{5}{12}\) X 24 = 10 hours.

Now in 10 hours we spend \(\frac{2}{5}\) of that time riding waterslides means

number of hours spent riding waterslides is 10 X \(\frac{2}{5}\) = 4 hours.

So I spent 4 hours for riding waterslides.

We take area model as shown in the picture first part as 5 out of 12 and second part as 24

we get 120 by 12 as 10 hours and from 10 hours we spent 2 out of 5 we get 4 hours.

Question 21.

A venue is preparing for a concert on the ﬂoor shown. The width of the red carpet is \(\frac{1}{6}\) of the width of the ﬂoor. What is the area of the red carpet?

The area of the red carpet is 1057 square feet

Explanation:

Given the width of floor is 63 feet, So width of the red carpet is \(\frac{1}{6}\) X 63 =

\(\frac{63}{6}\) we can simplify as both goes in 3we get \(\frac{21}{2}\),

Now we write length of floor 100 \(\frac{2}{3}\) as 100 X 3 + 2 by 3 as \(\frac{302}{3}\), Now we has width and length of the carpet so area of the carpet is

\(\frac{302}{3}\) X \(\frac{21}{2}\) = \(\frac{6342}{6}\)

both goes in 6 so we get 1057 square feet.

Question 22.

You travel 9\(\frac{3}{8}\) miles from your house to a shopping mall. You travel \(\frac{2}{3}\) of that distance on an interstate. The only road construction you encounter is on the ﬁrst \(\frac{2}{5}\) of the interstate. On how many miles of your trip do you encounter construction?

I encounter \(\frac{5}{2}\) or 2 \(\frac{1}{2}\) miles of construction of my trip.

Explanation:

Given I travel 9\(\frac{3}{8}\) we write mixed fraction as fraction as

9 X 8 + 3 by 8 = \(\frac{75}{8}\) now I travel \(\frac{2}{3}\) of that distance on an interstate,

So the distance on the interstate is \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{75}{8}\) = \(\frac{150}{24}\) both goes in 6 we get \(\frac{25}{4}\) miles.

Now in \(\frac{25}{4}\) the only construction I encounter is \(\frac{2}{5}\) of

\(\frac{25}{4}\),

So \(\frac{2}{5}\) X \(\frac{25}{4}\) =

\(\frac{50}{20}\) = \(\frac{5}{2}\) miles,

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (2 X 2 + 1 by 2 ), 2 \(\frac{1}{2}\) miles.

### Multiplying Fractions Homework & Practice 2.1

**Review & Refresh**

**Find the LCM of the numbers.**

Question 1.

8, 10

The LCM of 8, 10 is 40

Explanation:

The LCM is the smallest positive number that all of the numbers divide into evenly.

One way is to list the multiples of each number, then choose the common multiples,

then the least one.

Multiples of 8:{8,16,24,32,40,48,56,64,72,80,…}

Multiples of 10:{10,20,30,40,50,60,70,80,90,…}

Common Multiples are {40,80,..}

therefore LCM(8,10)=40.

Question 2.

5, 7

The LCM of 5, 7 is 35

Explanation:

The LCM is the smallest positive number that all of the numbers divide into evenly.

One way is to list the multiples of each number, then choose the common multiples,

then the least one.

Multiples of 5:{5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,…}

Multiples of 7:{7,14,21,28,35,42,49,56,…}

Common Multiples {35,..}

therefore LCM(5,7)=35.

Question 3.

2, 5, 7

The LCM of 2,5,7 is 70

Explanation:

The LCM is the smallest positive number that all of the numbers divide into evenly.

1. List the prime factors of each number.

2. Multiply each factor the greatest number of times it occurs in either number.

Since 2 has no factors besides and 2,

2 is a prime number,

Since has no factors besides 1 and 7.

7 is a prime number,

Since 5 has no factors besides 1 and 5.

5 is a prime number,

The LCM of 2,5,7 is the result of multiplying all prime factors

the greatest number of times they occur in either number 2 X 5 X 7 = 70,

So the LCM of 2,5,7 is 70.

Question 4.

6, 7, 10

The LCM of 6, 7, 10 is 210

Explanation:

Common division of 6 ,7, 10 is

∴ So the LCM of the given numbers is 2 X 5 X 3 X 7 = 210.

**Divide. Use a diagram to justify your answer.**

Question 5.

= 6 X 2 = 12

Explanation:

Given 6 divides \(\frac{5}{2}\) we get 6 X 2 = 12,

we take 6 parts in that we are dividing by \(\frac{1}{2}\) we

are getting 12 parts of a whole.

Question 6.

= 8 X 4 = 32

Explanation:

Given 8 divides \(\frac{1}{4}\) we get 8 X 4 = 32,

we take 8 parts in that we are dividing by \(\frac{1}{4}\) we

are getting 32 parts of a whole.

Question 7.

= 12

Explanation:

Given 4 divides \(\frac{1}{3}\) we get 4 X 3 = 12,

we take 4 parts in that we are dividing by \(\frac{1}{3}\) we

are getting 12 parts of a whole.

Question 8.

= 4 X 5 = 20

Explanation:

Given 4 divides \(\frac{1}{5}\) we get 4 X 5 = 20,

we take 4 parts in that we are dividing by \(\frac{1}{5}\) we

are getting 20 parts of a whole.

**Write the product as a power.**

Question 9.

10 × 10 × 10

10 X 10 X 10 =10^{3}

Explanation:

Given expression as 10 X 10 X 10 as 10 is multiplied by 3 times we write it as

power of 10 as 10^{3}.

Question 10.

5 × 5 × 5 × 5

5 × 5 × 5 × 5 = 5^{4}

Explanation:

Given expression as 5 X 5 X 5 X 5 as 5 is multiplied by 4 times we write it as

power of 5 as 5^{4}.

Question 11.

How many inches are in 5\(\frac{1}{2}\) yards?

A. 15\(\frac{1}{2}\)

B. 16\(\frac{1}{2}\)

C. 66

D. 198

D, 5\(\frac{1}{2}\) yards = 198

Explanation:

Given 5\(\frac{1}{2}\) yards first we write mixed fractions into

fractions as 5 X 2 + 1 by 2 as \(\frac{11}{2}\) yards as we know 1 yard is equal to

36 inches so \(\frac{11}{2}\) = \(\frac{11}{2}\) X 36 = \(\frac{396}{2}\) = 198 , So it matches with D bit.

**Concepts, Skills, & Problem Solving**

**CHOOSE TOOLS A bottle of water is \(\frac{2}{3}\) full. You drink the given portion of the water. Use a model to ﬁnd the portion of the bottle of water that you drink.** (See Exploration 1, p. 45.)

Question 12.

\(\frac{1}{2}\)

We use area model to give the portion of the bottle of water

that I drink is \(\frac{1}{3}\) of the bottle.

Explanation:

Given a bottle of water is \(\frac{2}{3}\) full.

I drink \(\frac{1}{2}\) of the water. So the portion of the bottle of water

that I drink is \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) = \(\frac{2}{6}\) =

\(\frac{1}{3}\) of the bottle.

We draw an area model to find the product

Step 1: We are given with \(\frac{2}{3}\) so

we take shade 2 part out of 3,

Step 2: We have \(\frac{1}{2}\) now we shade

1 part out of 2

Step 4 : We multiply the numerators as 2 X 1 = 2

Step 5: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 2 = 6

Step 6 : The purple area came through overlapping which is the product as

2 parts out of 6 or 1 part out of 3 and write the fraction

in the simplest form as \(\frac{2}{6}\) or \(\frac{1}{3}\)

So the portion of the bottle of water that I drink is \(\frac{2}{6}\) =

\(\frac{1}{3}\) of the bottle.

Question 13.

\(\frac{1}{4}\)

We use area model to give the portion of the bottle of water

that I drink is \(\frac{1}{6}\) of the bottle.

Explanation:

Given a bottle of water is \(\frac{2}{3}\) full.

I drink \(\frac{1}{4}\) of the water. So the portion of the bottle of water

that I drink is \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{2}{12}\) =

\(\frac{1}{6}\) of the bottle.

We draw an area model to find the product

Step 1: We are given with \(\frac{2}{3}\) so

we take shade 2 part out of 3,

Step 2: We have \(\frac{1}{4}\) now we shade

1 part out of 4

Step 4 : We multiply the numerators as 2 X 1 = 2

Step 5: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 4 = 12

Step 6 : The purple area came through overlapping which is the product as

2 parts out of 12 or 1 part out of 6 and write the fraction

in the simplest form as \(\frac{2}{12}\) or \(\frac{1}{6}\)

So the portion of the bottle of water that I drink is \(\frac{2}{12}\) =

\(\frac{1}{6}\) of the bottle.

Question 14.

\(\frac{3}{4}\)

We use area model to give the portion of the bottle of water

that I drink is \(\frac{1}{2}\) of the bottle.

Explanation:

Given a bottle of water is \(\frac{2}{3}\) full.

I drink \(\frac{3}{4}\) of the water. So the portion of the bottle of water

that I drink is \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{6}{12}\) =

\(\frac{1}{2}\) of the bottle.

We draw an area model to find the product

Step 1: We are given with \(\frac{2}{3}\) so

we take shade 2 part out of 3,

Step 2: We have \(\frac{3}{4}\) now we shade

3 parts out of 4

Step 4 : We multiply the numerators as 2 X 3 = 6

Step 5: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 4 = 12

Step 6 : The purple area came through overlapping which is the product as

6 parts out of 12 or 1 part out of 2 and write the fraction

in the simplest form as \(\frac{6}{12}\) or \(\frac{1}{2}\)

So the portion of the bottle of water that I drink is \(\frac{6}{12}\) =

\(\frac{1}{2}\) of the bottle.

**MULTIPLYING FRACTIONS**

**Multiply. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 15.

= \(\frac{2}{21}\)

\(\frac{1}{7}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{2}{21}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{1}{7}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 1 X 2 = 2

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 3 = 21

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{2}{21}\),

So \(\frac{1}{7}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{2}{21}\).

Question 16.

= \(\frac{5}{16}\)

\(\frac{5}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) = \(\frac{5}{16}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{5}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 1 = 5

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 8 X 2 = 16

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{5}{16}\),

So \(\frac{5}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) = \(\frac{5}{16}\).

Question 17.

= \(\frac{1}{10}\)

\(\frac{1}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{2}{20}\) = \(\frac{1}{10}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{1}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 1 X 2 = 2

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 4 X 5 = 20

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{2}{20}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 1 = 2 and 2 X 10 = 20, (1,10),

So \(\frac{1}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{2}{20}\) = \(\frac{1}{10}\)

Question 18.

= \(\frac{3}{28}\)

\(\frac{3}{7}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{28}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{3}{7}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 1 = 3

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 4 = 28

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{3}{28}\),

So \(\frac{3}{7}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{28}\).

Question 19.

= \(\frac{8}{21}\)

\(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{4}{7}\) = \(\frac{8}{21}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{4}{7}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 1 = 3

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 4 = 28

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{3}{28}\),

So \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{4}{7}\) = \(\frac{8}{21}\).

Question 20.

= \(\frac{5}{8}\)

\(\frac{5}{7}\) X \(\frac{7}{8}\) = \(\frac{35}{56}\) = \(\frac{5}{8}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{5}{7}\) X \(\frac{7}{8}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 7 = 35

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 8 = 56

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{35}{56}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 7, 7 X 5 = 35 and 7 X 8 = 56, (5,8),

So \(\frac{5}{7}\) X \(\frac{7}{8}\) = \(\frac{35}{56}\) = \(\frac{5}{8}\).

Question 21.

= \(\frac{1}{24}\)

\(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{9}\) = \(\frac{3}{72}\) = \(\frac{1}{24}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{9}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 1 = 3

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 8 X 9 = 72

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{3}{72}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 1 = 3 and 3 X 24 = 72, (1,24),

So \(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{9}\) = \(\frac{3}{72}\) = \(\frac{1}{24}\).

Question 22.

= \(\frac{1}{3}\)

\(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{10}{30}\) = \(\frac{1}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 2 = 10

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 6 X 5 = 30

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{10}{30}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 10, 10 X 1 = 10 and 10 X 3 = 30, (1,3),

So \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{10}{30}\) = \(\frac{1}{3}\).

Question 23.

= \(\frac{25}{6}\) = 4 \(\frac{1}{6}\)

\(\frac{5}{12}\) X 10 = \(\frac{50}{12}\) = \(\frac{25}{6}\) =

4 \(\frac{1}{6}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{5}{12}\) X 10

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 10 = 50

Step II: Denominators will be same as 12

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{50}{12}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 25 = 50 and 2 X 6 = 12, (25,6),

\(\frac{25}{6}\) . As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction also as ( 4 X 6 + 1 by 6 ), 4 \(\frac{1}{6}\). So \(\frac{5}{12}\) X 10 = \(\frac{50}{12}\) = \(\frac{25}{6}\) = 4 \(\frac{1}{6}\).

Question 24.

= \(\frac{21}{4}\) = 5\(\frac{1}{4}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as 6 X \(\frac{7}{8}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 6 X 7 = 42

Step II: Denominators will be same as 8

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{42}{8}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 21 = 42 and 2 X 4 = 8, (21,4),

\(\frac{21}{4}\). So 6 X \(\frac{7}{8}\) = \(\frac{42}{8}\) = \(\frac{21}{4}\) as numerator is greater we write as (5 X 4 + 1 by 4), 5\(\frac{1}{4}\).

Question 25.

= \(\frac{2}{5}\)

\(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{8}{15}\) = \(\frac{24}{60}\) = \(\frac{2}{5}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{8}{15}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 8 = 24

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 4 X 15 = 60

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{24}{60}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 12, 12 X 2 = 24 and 12 X 5 = 60, (2,5),

So \(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{8}{15}\) = \(\frac{24}{60}\) = \(\frac{2}{5}\).

Question 26.

= \(\frac{16}{45}\)

\(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{16}{45}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 4 X 4 = 16

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 9 X 5 = 45

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{16}{45}\),

So \(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{16}{45}\).

Question 27.

= \(\frac{9}{49}\)

\(\frac{3}{7}\) X \(\frac{3}{7}\) = \(\frac{9}{49}\)

Explanation:

given expression as \(\frac{3}{7}\) X \(\frac{3}{7}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 3 = 9

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 7 = 49

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{9}{49}\),

So \(\frac{3}{7}\) X \(\frac{3}{7}\) = \(\frac{9}{49}\).

Question 28.

= \(\frac{5}{27}\)

\(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{2}{9}\) = \(\frac{10}{54}\) = \(\frac{5}{27}\)

Explanation:

given expression as \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{2}{9}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 2 = 10

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 6 X 9 = 54

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{10}{54}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 5 = 10 and 2 X 27 = 54, (5,27),

So \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{2}{9}\) = \(\frac{10}{54}\) = \(\frac{5}{27}\).

Question 29.

= \(\frac{13}{21}\)

\(\frac{13}{18}\) X \(\frac{6}{7}\) = \(\frac{78}{126}\) = \(\frac{13}{21}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{13}{18}\) X \(\frac{6}{7}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 13 X 6 = 78

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 18 X 7 = 126

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{78}{126}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 6, 6 X 13 = 78 and 6 X 21 = 126, (13,21),

So \(\frac{13}{18}\) X \(\frac{6}{7}\) = \(\frac{78}{126}\) = \(\frac{13}{21}\).

Question 30.

= \(\frac{49}{30}\) = 1 \(\frac{19}{30}\)

\(\frac{7}{9}\) X \(\frac{21}{10}\) = \(\frac{147}{90}\) = \(\frac{49}{30}\) = 1 \(\frac{19}{30}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{7}{9}\) X \(\frac{21}{10}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 7 X 21 = 147

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 9 X 10 = 90

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{147}{90}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 49 = 147 and 3 X 30 = 90, (147,90),

\(\frac{49}{30}\). As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction also as (1 X 30 + 19 by 30 ), 1 \(\frac{19}{30}\). Therefore \(\frac{7}{9}\) X \(\frac{21}{10}\) = \(\frac{147}{90}\) = \(\frac{49}{30}\) =

1 \(\frac{19}{30}\).

Question 31.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

In an aquarium, \(\frac{2}{5}\) of the ﬁsh are surgeonﬁsh. Of these, \(\frac{3}{4}\) are yellow tangs. What portion of all ﬁsh in the aquarium are yellow tangs?

\(\frac{3}{10}\) portion of all ﬁsh in the aquarium are yellow tangs

Explanation:

Given in an aquarium, \(\frac{2}{5}\) of the ﬁsh are surgeonﬁsh. Of these, \(\frac{3}{4}\) are yellow tangs. So the portion of all ﬁsh in the aquarium yellow tangs are

\(\frac{2}{5}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 2 X 3 = 6

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 4 = 20

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{6}{20}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 3 = 6 and 2 X 10 = 20, (3,10),\(\frac{3}{10}\).

So \(\frac{2}{5}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{10}\), therefore \(\frac{3}{10}\) portion of all ﬁsh in the aquarium are yellow tangs.

Question 32.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

You exercise for \(\frac{3}{4}\) of an hour. You jump rope for \(\frac{1}{3}\) of that time. What portion of the hour do you spend jumping rope?

\(\frac{1}{4}\) of the hour I do spend jumping rope

Explanation:

Given I exercise for \(\frac{3}{4}\) of an hour and I jump rope for \(\frac{1}{3}\) of that time.

So portion of the hour I do spend jumping rope is

\(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{1}{3}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 1 = 3

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 4 X 3 = 12

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{3}{12}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 1 = 3 and 3 X 4 = 12, (1,4),

\(\frac{1}{4}\). So \(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{1}{4}\), Therefore \(\frac{1}{4}\) of the hour I do spend jumping rope.

**REASONING**

**Without ﬁnding the product, copy and complete the statement using <, >, or =. Explain your reasoning.**

Question 33.

> as \(\frac{9}{10}\) < 1

Explanation:

As both sides we have \(\frac{4}{7}\) both gets cancelled and we get 1 in left side

and \(\frac{9}{10}\) in right side as we know 1 is greater than \(\frac{9}{10}\)

so \(\frac{4}{7}\) > \(\frac{9}{10}\) X \(\frac{4}{7}\).

Question 34.

> as \(\frac{22}{15}\) > 1

Explanation:

As both sides we have \(\frac{5}{8}\) both gets cancelled and we get 1 in right side

and \(\frac{22}{15}\) in left side as we know 1 is less than \(\frac{22}{15}\)

as numerator is greater than denominator so \(\frac{5}{8}\) X \(\frac{22}{15}\) > \(\frac{5}{8}\).

Question 35.

= as \(\frac{7}{7}\) = 1

Explanation:

As both sides we have \(\frac{5}{6}\) both gets cancelled and we get 1 in left side

and \(\frac{7}{7}\) = 1 in right side as both are equal to 1, so \(\frac{5}{6}\) = \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{7}{7}\).

**MULTIPLYING FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS**

**Multiply. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 36.

= \(\frac{8}{9}\)

1\(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{8}{9}\)

Explanation:

Given 1 \(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) so

first we write mixed number 1 \(\frac{1}{3}\) as 1 X 3 + 1 by 3 = \(\frac{4}{3}\) now we multiply \(\frac{4}{3}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 4 X 2 = 8

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 3 = 9

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{8}{9}\),

So 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{8}{9}\).

Question 37.

= 2

6\(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{10}\) = 2

Explanation:

Given 6\(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{10}\) so

first we write mixed number 6\(\frac{2}{3}\) as 6 X 3 + 2 by 3 = \(\frac{20}{3}\) now we multiply \(\frac{20}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{10}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 20 X 3 = 60

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 10 = 30

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{60}{30}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 30, 30 X 2 = 60 and 30 X 10 = 30, (2,1),

So 6\(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{10}\) = 2.

Question 38.

= 2

2\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) = 2

Explanation:

Given 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) so

first we write mixed number 6\(\frac{2}{3}\) as 2 X 2 + 1 by 2 = \(\frac{5}{2}\) now we multiply \(\frac{5}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 4 = 20

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 5 = 10

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{20}{10}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 10, 10 X 2 = 20 and 10 X 1 = 10, (2,1),

So 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) = 2.

Question 39.

= 2

\(\frac{3}{5}\) X 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{30}{15}\) = 2.

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{3}{5}\) X 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) so

first we write mixed number 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) as 3 X 3 + 1 by 3 = \(\frac{10}{3}\) now we multiply \(\frac{3}{5}\) X \(\frac{10}{3}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 10 = 30

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 3 = 15

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{30}{15}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 15, 15 X 2 = 30 and 15 X 1 = 15, (2,1),

So \(\frac{3}{5}\) X 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{30}{15}\) = 2.

Question 40.

= 5

7\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{30}{6}\) = 5

Explanation:

Given 7\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) so

first we write mixed number 7\(\frac{1}{2}\) as 7 X 2 + 1 by 2 = \(\frac{15}{2}\) now we multiply \(\frac{15}{2}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 15 X 2 = 30

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 3 = 6

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{30}{6}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 6, 6 X 5 = 30 and 6 X 1 = 6, (5,1),

So 7\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{30}{6}\) = 5.

Question 41.

= 2

\(\frac{5}{9}\) X 3\(\frac{3}{5}\) = \(\frac{90}{45}\) = 2.

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{5}{9}\) X 3\(\frac{3}{5}\) so

first we write mixed number 3\(\frac{3}{5}\) as 3 X 5 + 3 by 5 = \(\frac{18}{5}\) now we multiply \(\frac{5}{9}\) X \(\frac{18}{5}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 18 = 90

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 9 X 5 = 45

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{90}{45}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 45, 45 X 2 = 90 and 45 X 1 = 45, (2,1),

So \(\frac{5}{9}\) X 3\(\frac{3}{5}\) = \(\frac{90}{45}\) = 2.

Question 42.

= 1

\(\frac{3}{4}\) X 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{12}{12}\) = 1

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{3}{4}\) X 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) so

first we write mixed number 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) as 1 X 3 + 1 by 3 = \(\frac{4}{3}\) now we multiply \(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{4}{3}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 4 = 12

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 4 X 3 = 12

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{12}{12}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 12, 12 X 1 = 12 and 12 X 1 = 12, (1,1),

So \(\frac{3}{4}\) X 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{12}{12}\) = 1.

Question 43.

= \(\frac{3}{2}\) = 1\(\frac{1}{2}\)

3\(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{3}{2}\) = 1\(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Given 3\(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\) so

first we write mixed number 3\(\frac{3}{4}\) as 3 X 4 + 3 by 4 = \(\frac{15}{4}\) now we multiply \(\frac{15}{2}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 15 X 2 = 30

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 4 X 5 = 20

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{30}{20}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 10, 10 X 3 = 30 and 10 X 2 = 20, (3,2),

So 3\(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{3}{2}\).

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (1 X 2 + 1 by 2), 1 \(\frac{1}{2}\).

Question 44.

= \(\frac{7}{2}\) = 3\(\frac{1}{2}\)

4 \(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{7}{2}\) = 3\(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Given 4\(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) so

first we write mixed number 4\(\frac{3}{8}\) as 8 X 4 + 3 by 8 = \(\frac{35}{8}\) now we multiply \(\frac{35}{8}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 35 X 4 = 140

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 8 X 5 = 40

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{140}{40}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 20, 20 X 7 = 140 and 20 X 2 = 40, (7,2),

So 4\(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{7}{2}\).

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (3 X 2 + 1 by 2), 3\(\frac{1}{2}\).

Question 45.

= \(\frac{17}{14}\) = 1\(\frac{3}{14}\)

\(\frac{3}{7}\) X 2\(\frac{5}{6}\) = \(\frac{17}{14}\) = 1\(\frac{3}{14}\)

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{3}{7}\) X 2\(\frac{5}{6}\) so

first we write mixed number 2\(\frac{5}{6}\) as 2 X 6 + 5 by 6 = \(\frac{17}{6}\) now we multiply \(\frac{3}{7}\) X \(\frac{17}{6}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 17 X 3 = 51

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 6 = 42

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{51}{42}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 17 = 51 and 3 X 14 = 12, (17,14),

So \(\frac{3}{7}\) X 2\(\frac{5}{6}\) = \(\frac{17}{14}\),

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (1 X 14 + 3 by 14), 1\(\frac{3}{14}\).

Question 46.

= \(\frac{117}{5}\) = 23\(\frac{2}{5}\)

1\(\frac{3}{10}\) X 18 = \(\frac{117}{5}\) = 23\(\frac{2}{5}\)

Explanation:

Given 1\(\frac{3}{10}\) X 18 so

first we write mixed number 1\(\frac{3}{10}\) as 1 X 10 + 3 by 10 = \(\frac{13}{10}\) now we multiply \(\frac{13}{10}\) X 18,

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 13 X 18 = 234

Step II: Denominators will be same as 10

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{234}{18}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 117 = 234 and 2 X 5 = 10, (117,5)

So 1\(\frac{3}{10}\) X 18 = \(\frac{117}{5}\).

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (23 X 5 + 2 by 5), 23\(\frac{2}{5}\).

Question 47.

= \(\frac{110}{3}\) = 36\(\frac{2}{3}\)

15 X 2\(\frac{4}{9}\) = \(\frac{110}{3}\) = 36\(\frac{2}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given 15 X 2\(\frac{5}{6}\) so first we write mixed number

2\(\frac{4}{9}\) as 2 X 9 + 4 by 9 = \(\frac{22}{9}\) now we multiply 15 X \(\frac{22}{9}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 15 X 22 = 330

Step II: Denominator will be same as 9

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{330}{9}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 110 = 330 and 3 X 3 = 9, (110,3),

So 15 X 2\(\frac{4}{9}\) = \(\frac{110}{3}\),

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (36 X 3 + 2 by 3), 36\(\frac{2}{3}\).

Question 48.

= \(\frac{63}{8}\) = 7\(\frac{7}{8}\)

Explanation:

Given 1\(\frac{1}{6}\) X 6\(\frac{3}{4}\) so

first we write mixed numbers 1\(\frac{1}{6}\) as 6 X 1 + 1 by 6 = \(\frac{7}{6}\) and 6\(\frac{3}{4}\) as 4 X 6 + 3 by 4 = \(\frac{27}{4}\)

now we multiply \(\frac{7}{6}\) X \(\frac{27}{4}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 7 X 27 = 189

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 6 X 4 = 24

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{189}{24}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 63 = 189 and 3 X 8 = 24, (63,8),

So 1\(\frac{1}{6}\) X 6\(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{63}{8}\).

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (7 X 8 + 7 by 8 ), 7\(\frac{7}{8}\).

Question 49.

= \(\frac{58}{9}\) = 6\(\frac{4}{9}\)

Explanation:

Given 2\(\frac{5}{12}\) X 2\(\frac{2}{3}\) so

first we write mixed numbers 2\(\frac{5}{12}\) as 12 X 2 + 5 by 12 = \(\frac{29}{12}\) and 2\(\frac{2}{3}\) as 3 X 2 + 2 by 3 = \(\frac{8}{3}\)

now we multiply \(\frac{29}{12}\) X \(\frac{8}{3}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 29 X 8 = 232

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 12 X 3 = 36

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{232}{36}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 4, 4 X 58 = 232 and 4 X 9 = 36, (58,9),

So 2\(\frac{5}{12}\) X 2\(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{58}{9}\).

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (6 X 9 + 4 by 9), 6\(\frac{4}{9}\).

Question 50.

= \(\frac{125}{7}\) = 17\(\frac{6}{7}\)

Explanation:

Given 5\(\frac{5}{7}\) X 3\(\frac{1}{8}\) so

first we write mixed numbers 5\(\frac{5}{7}\) as 7 X 5 + 5 by 7 = \(\frac{40}{7}\) and 3\(\frac{1}{8}\) as 8 X 3 + 1 by 8 = \(\frac{25}{8}\)

now we multiply \(\frac{40}{7}\) X \(\frac{25}{8}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 40 X 25 = 1000

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 8 = 56

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{1000}{56}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 8, 8 X 125 = 1000 and 8 X 7 = 56, (125,7),

So 5\(\frac{5}{7}\) X 3\(\frac{1}{8}\) = \(\frac{125}{7}\).

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (17 X 7 + 6 by 7), 17\(\frac{6}{7}\).

Question 51.

= \(\frac{91}{8}\) = 11\(\frac{3}{8}\)

Explanation:

Given 2\(\frac{4}{5}\) X 4\(\frac{1}{16}\) so

first we write mixed numbers 2\(\frac{4}{5}\) as 2 X 5 + 4 by 5 = \(\frac{14}{5}\) and 4\(\frac{1}{16}\) as 4 X 16 + 1 by 16 = \(\frac{65}{16}\)

now we multiply \(\frac{14}{5}\) X \(\frac{65}{16}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 14 X 65 = 910

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 16 = 80

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{910}{80}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 10, 10 X 91 = 910 and 10 X 8 = 80, (91,8),

So 2\(\frac{4}{5}\) X 4\(\frac{1}{16}\) = \(\frac{91}{8}\).

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (11 X 8 + 3 by 8 ), 11\(\frac{3}{8}\).

**YOU BE THE TEACHER**

**Your friend ﬁnds the product. Is your friend correct? Explain your reasoning.**

Question 52.

No friend is incorrect.

4 X 3\(\frac{7}{10}\) = 14\(\frac{8}{10}\) ≠ 12\(\frac{7}{10}\)

Explanation:

4 X 3\(\frac{7}{10}\) so first we write mixed numbers 3\(\frac{7}{10}\)

as 3 X 10 + 7 by 10 = \(\frac{37}{10}\)

now we multiply 4 X \(\frac{37}{10}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 4 X 37 = 148

Step II: Denominator will be same as 10

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{148}{10}\),

So 4 X 3\(\frac{7}{10}\) = \(\frac{148}{10}\),As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction also as (14 X 10 + 8 by 10), 14\(\frac{8}{10}\). As friend says 4 X 3\(\frac{7}{10}\) =12\(\frac{7}{10}\) which is incorrect

because 4 X 3\(\frac{7}{10}\) = 14\(\frac{8}{10}\). No friend is incorrect as

4 X 3\(\frac{7}{10}\) = 14\(\frac{8}{10}\) ≠ 12\(\frac{7}{10}\)

Question 53.

No friend is incorrect.

2\(\frac{1}{2}\) X 7\(\frac{4}{5}\) = 19\(\frac{1}{2}\) ≠ 14\(\frac{2}{5}\)

Explanation:

Given 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) X 7\(\frac{4}{5}\) so

first we write mixed numbers 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) as 2 X 2 + 1 by 2 = \(\frac{5}{2}\) and 7\(\frac{4}{5}\) as 7 X 5 + 4 by 5 = \(\frac{39}{5}\)

now we multiply \(\frac{5}{2}\) X \(\frac{39}{5}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 39 = 195

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 5 = 10

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{195}{10}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 5, 5 X 39 = 195 and 5 X 2 = 10, (39,2),

So 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) X 7\(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{39}{2}\).

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (19 X 2 + 1 by 2), 19\(\frac{1}{2}\).

As friend says 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) X 7\(\frac{4}{5}\) =14\(\frac{2}{5}\) which is incorrect because 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) X 7\(\frac{4}{5}\) = 19\(\frac{1}{2}\). No friend is incorrect as 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) X 7\(\frac{4}{5}\) = 19\(\frac{1}{2}\) ≠ 14\(\frac{2}{5}\).

Question 54.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

A vitamin C tablet contains \(\frac{1}{4}\) of a gram of vitamin C. You take 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) tablets every day. How many grams of vitamin C do you take every day?

\(\frac{3}{8}\) grams of vitamin C I do take every day.

Explanation:

Given a vitamin C tablet contains \(\frac{1}{4}\) of a gram of vitamin C.

I take 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) tablets every day. So number of grams of vitamin C

I do take every day is 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) so

first we write mixed number 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) as 1 X 2 + 1 by 2 =

\(\frac{3}{2}\) now we multiply \(\frac{3}{2}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 1 = 3

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 4 = 8

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{3}{8}\),

So 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{8}\).

Therefore \(\frac{3}{8}\) grams of vitamin C I do take every day.

Question 55.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

You make a banner for a football rally.

a. What is the area of the banner?

b. You add a \(\frac{1}{4}\)-foot border on each side. What is the area of the new banner?

a. Area of the banner is 7 square feet

b. The area of new banner is 10\(\frac{15}{16}\) square feet

Explanation:

a. Given width of banner as 4\(\frac{2}{3}\) ft and height as 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) feet,Therefore the area of banner is 4\(\frac{2}{3}\) X 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) so

first we write mixed numbers 4\(\frac{2}{3}\) as 4 X 3 + 2 by 3 = \(\frac{14}{3}\) and 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) as 1 X 2 + 1 by 2 = \(\frac{3}{2}\)

now we multiply \(\frac{14}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{2}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 14 X 3 = 42

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 2 = 6

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{42}{6}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 6, 6 X 7 = 42 and 6 X 1 = 6, (7,1),

4\(\frac{2}{3}\) X 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) = 7 square feet.

b. Now we add a \(\frac{1}{4}\)-foot border on each side now the width changes to

\(\frac{14}{3}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) =\(\frac{14 x 1}{3 X 4}\)= \(\frac{14}{12}\) on simplification both goes in 2 we get \(\frac{7}{6}\),

the new width is \(\frac{14}{3}\) + \(\frac{7}{6}\) we get 14 x 2 + 7 by 6 = \(\frac{35}{6}\) and new height changes to \(\frac{3}{2}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{3}{8}\) now the new height becomes \(\frac{3}{2}\) + \(\frac{3}{8}\) we get (3 X 4 + 3 by 8) = \(\frac{15}{8}\), Now the area of the new banner is \(\frac{35}{6}\) X \(\frac{15}{8}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 35 X 15 = 525

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 6 X 8 = 48

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{525}{48}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 175 = 525 and 3 X 16 = 48, (175,16),

\(\frac{175}{16}\), As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction also as (10 X 16 + 15 by 16), 10\(\frac{15}{16}\) square feet.

**MULTIPLYING FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS**

**Multiply. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 56.

= \(\frac{2}{15}\)

Explanation:

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 1 X 3 X 4 = 12

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 5 X 9 = 90

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{12}{90}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 6, 6 X 2 = 12 and 6 X 15 = 90, (2,15),

So \(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{3}{5}\) X \(\frac{4}{9}\) = \(\frac{2}{15}\).

Question 57.

= \(\frac{25}{12}\) = 2\(\frac{1}{12}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{4}{7}\) X 4\(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{5}{6}\),

first we write mixed numbers 4\(\frac{3}{8}\) as 4 X 8 + 3 by 8 = \(\frac{35}{8}\) now we multiply \(\frac{4}{7}\) X \(\frac{35}{8}\) X \(\frac{5}{6}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 4 X 35 X 5 = 700

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 8 X 6 = 336

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{700}{336}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 28, 28 X 25 = 700 and 28 X 12 = 336, (25,12),

So \(\frac{4}{7}\) X 4\(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{5}{6}\) = \(\frac{25}{12}\), As numerator is greater than denominator we write in mixed fraction

also as (2 X12 + 1 by 12), 2\(\frac{1}{12}\).

Question 58.

= \(\frac{132}{5}\) = 26\(\frac{2}{5}\).

Explanation:

Given expression as 1\(\frac{1}{15}\) X 5\(\frac{2}{5}\) X 4\(\frac{7}{12}\),first we write mixed numbers 1\(\frac{1}{15}\) as 1 X 15 + 1 by 15 = \(\frac{16}{15}\), 5\(\frac{2}{5}\) as 5 X 5 + 2 by 5 = \(\frac{27}{5}\),

4\(\frac{7}{12}\) as 4 X 12 + 7 by 12 = 55 by 12 = \(\frac{55}{12}\)

now we multiply \(\frac{16}{15}\) X \(\frac{27}{5}\) X \(\frac{55}{12}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 16 X 27 X 55 = 23760

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 15 X 5 X 12 = 900

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{23760}{900}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 180, 180 X 132 = 23760 and 180 X 5 = 900, (132,5),

So 1\(\frac{1}{15}\) X 5\(\frac{2}{5}\) X 4\(\frac{7}{12}\) =

\(\frac{132}{5}\). As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as (26 X 5 + 2 by 5), 26\(\frac{2}{5}\).

Question 59.

= \(\frac{27}{125}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as (\(\frac{3}{5}\))^{3 }we write as \(\frac{3}{5}\) X \(\frac{3}{5}\) X \(\frac{3}{5}\) now

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 3 X 3 = 27

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 5 X 5 = 125

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{27}{125}\).

therefore (\(\frac{3}{5}\))^{3 }= (\(\frac{27}{125}\)).

Question 60.

= \(\frac{9}{25}\)

Explanation :

Now we write the expression as (\(\frac{4}{5}\))^{2 }X (\(\frac{3}{4}\))^{2 }=

\(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) now Step I: We multiply the numerators as 4 X 4 X 3 X 3 = 144

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 5 X 4 X 4 = 400

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{144}{400}\)

we can further simplify as both goes in 16, 16 X 9 = 144 and 16 X 25 = 400, (9,25),

therefore (\(\frac{4}{5}\))^{2 }X (\(\frac{3}{4}\))^{2 }= \(\frac{9}{25}\).

Question 61.

= \(\frac{121}{144}\)

Explanation:

First we write mixed fraction into fraction as 1\(\frac{1}{10}\) = 1 X 10 +1 by 10 =

\(\frac{11}{10}\), Now we write (\(\frac{5}{6}\))^{2 }X (\(\frac{11}{10}\))^{2 }= \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{11}{10}\) X \(\frac{11}{10}\) now Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 5 X 11 X 11 = 3025

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 6 X 6 X 10 X 10 = 3600

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{3025}{3600}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 25, 25 X 121 = 3025 and 25 X 144 = 3600, (121,144),

therefore (\(\frac{5}{6}\))^{2 }X (1\(\frac{1}{10}\))^{2 }= \(\frac{121}{144}\).

Question 62.

**OPEN-ENDED**

Find a fraction that, when multiplied by \(\frac{1}{2}\), is less than \(\frac{1}{4}\).

\(\frac{1}{3}\)

Explanation:

Let us take on fraction as \(\frac{1}{3}\) which when multiplied by \(\frac{1}{2}\) we get numerator as 1 X 1 = 1 and denominator as 3 X 2 = 6 as \(\frac{1}{6}\) < \(\frac{1}{4}\), So we take \(\frac{1}{3}\) as

\(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) < \(\frac{1}{4}\).

Question 63.

**LOGIC**

You are in a bike race. When you get to the ﬁrst checkpoint, you are \(\frac{2}{5}\) of the distance to the second checkpoint. When you get to the second checkpoint, you are \(\frac{1}{4}\) of the distance to the ﬁnish. What is the distance from the start to the ﬁrst checkpoint?

The distance from the start to the ﬁrst checkpoint is 4 miles

Explanation:

Given total distance is 40 miles and first check point is \(\frac{2}{5}\)

of the distance to the second checkpoint and second checkpoint is

\(\frac{1}{4}\) of the distance to the ﬁnish, So second checkpoint is \(\frac{1}{4}\) X 40 as both goes in 4 we get 10 miles, At 10 miles we have second checkpoint,

now the distance from the start to the ﬁrst checkpoint is \(\frac{2}{5}\) X Second checkpoint \(\frac{2}{5}\) X 10,

Step 1 : We multiply the numerators as 2 X 10

Step II: Denominator is 5,

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{20}{5}\)

we can further simplify as both goes in 5, 5 X 4 = 20 and 5 X 1 = 5, (4,1) = 4 miles,

therefore the distance from the start to the ﬁrst checkpoint is 4 miles.

Question 64.

**NUMBER SENSE**

Is the product of two positive mixed numbers ever less than 1? Explain.

No, the product of two positive mixed numbers never ever be less than 1,

Explanation:

We know a mixed must be greater than 1 and two numbers

that are greater than one that are multiplied together end up

being greater that either number by itself. So the product of two

positive mixed numbers never ever be less than 1.

Question 65.

**REASONING**

You plan to add a fountain to your garden.

a. Draw a diagram of the fountain in the garden. Label the dimensions.

b. Describe two methods for ﬁnding the area of the garden that surrounds the fountain.

c. Find the area. Which method did you use, and why?

a.

b. 1. Subtract area of the fountain from the total area of the garden or

2. We use rectangles to find the area of each piece of the garden and add these areas.

c. Area of the garden is 44\(\frac{3}{8}\) square feet, Used

Subtract method because of fewer calculations.

Explanation:

a. We have taken measurements of fountain and drawn the fountain in the

garden as shown with labels of width of fountain as 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) and

height of the fountain as 5\(\frac{1}{4}\).

b. To find the area of the garden that surrounds the fountain first we

subtract area of the fountain from the total area of the garden or

We use rectangles to find the area of each piece of the garden and add these areas.

c. We use subtraction method first we calculate area of garden as

9\(\frac{1}{6}\) X 6\(\frac{3}{4}\)

First we write mixed fraction into fraction as 9\(\frac{1}{6}\) = 9 X 6 + 1 by 6 =

\(\frac{55}{6}\), 6\(\frac{3}{4}\) = 6 X 4 + 3 by 4 = \(\frac{27}{4}\) Now we multiply \(\frac{55}{6}\) X \(\frac{27}{4}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 55 X 27 = 1485

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 6 X 4 = 24

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{1485}{24}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 495 = 1485 and 3 X 8 = 24, (495,8),

9\(\frac{1}{6}\) X 6\(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{495}{8}\).

Now we calculate area of fountain as 5\(\frac{1}{4}\) X 3 \(\frac{1}{3}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction as 5\(\frac{1}{4}\) = 5 X 4 + 1 by 4 =

\(\frac{21}{4}\) and 3 \(\frac{1}{3}\) = 3 X 3 + 1 by 3 = \(\frac{10}{3}\) ,Step I: We multiply the numerators as 21 X 10 = 210

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 4 X 3 = 12

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{210}{12}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 6, 6 X 35 = 210 and 6 X 2 = 12, (35,2),

5\(\frac{1}{4}\) X 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{35}{2}\).

Therefore area of garden is total area of garden – area of fountain so

\(\frac{495}{8}\) – \(\frac{35}{2}\) = (495 – 35 X 4) by 8 = \(\frac{355}{8}\) ,As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as (44 X 8 + 3 by 8), 44\(\frac{3}{8}\) square feet,

Therefore area of the garden is 44\(\frac{3}{8}\) square feet,

Here we have used subtraction method because we can do fewer calculations.

Question 66.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

The cooking time for a ham is \(\frac{2}{5}\) of an hour for each pound. What time should you start cooking a ham that weighs 12\(\frac{3}{4}\) pounds so that it is done at 4:45 P.M.?

We should start cooking at 11:39 am so that it is done at 4:45pm

Explanation:

Given the cooking time for a ham is \(\frac{2}{5}\) of an hour for each pound,

The minutes required is \(\frac{2}{5}\) X 60 = 24 minutes,

so 24 minutes for each pound, Now we multiply minutes by pounds

First we write 12\(\frac{3}{4}\) as 12 X 4 + 3 by 4 is \(\frac{51}{4}\) X 24

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 51 X 24 =1224

Step II: Denominators is same 4

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{1224}{4}\), we get

306 as both goes in 4, Now we convert 306 minutes into hours as

\(\frac{306}{60}\) = 5.1 and .1 in an hour is 6 minutes, Therefore

we cook the ham for 5 hours and 6 minutes. As it is done at 4:45 pm means

16 hours,45 minutes – 5 hours 6 minutes = 11 : 39 am,

So we should start cooking at 11:39 am.

Question 67.

**PRECISION**

Complete the Four Square for \(\frac{7}{8}\) × \(\frac{1}{3}\).

Answer is \(\frac{7}{24}\)

Meaning is \(\frac{7}{8}\) of \(\frac{1}{3}\)

Model is

Application : The path around a park is \(\frac{1}{3}\) mile long,

I walk \(\frac{7}{8}\) of the path, How far did I walk?

Explanation:

First we write answer as \(\frac{7}{8}\) × \(\frac{1}{3}\) =

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 7 X 1 = 7

Step II: We multiply denominators as 8 X 3 = 24

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{7}{24}\),

So \(\frac{7}{8}\) × \(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{7}{24}\)

The meaning is \(\frac{7}{8}\) of \(\frac{1}{3}\) and Model is

as shown above the product is purple color overlapping 7 out of 24,

Applying the question as The path around a park is \(\frac{1}{3}\) mile long,

I walk \(\frac{7}{8}\) of the path, How far did I walk?

Question 68.

**DIG DEEPER!**

You ask 150 people about their pets. The results show that \(\frac{9}{25}\) of the people own a dog. Of the people who own a dog, \(\frac{1}{6}\) of them also own a cat.

a. What portion of the people own a dog and a cat?

b. How many people own a dog but not a cat? Explain.

a. 54 people, 36% portion of the people own a dog and a cat.

b. 45 people own a dog but not a cat.

Explanation:

Given I ask 150 people about their pets, in that \(\frac{9}{25}\) of the people own a dog means 150 X \(\frac{9}{25}\) = \(\frac{1350}{25}\) = 54 people own a dog. So portion of the people own a dog and cat in 150 are 54 X 100 by 150 = 36%.

Now Of the people who own a dog, \(\frac{1}{6}\) of them also own a cat,

Number of them also own a cat are 54 X \(\frac{1}{6}\) = \(\frac{54}{6}\)= 9

So 9 people owns a cat. We have 54 people owns dog and cat ,

so only own a dog but not cat are 54 – 9 = 45 people own a dog but not a cat.

Question 69.

**NUMBER SENSE**

Use each of the numbers from 1 to 9 exactly once to create three mixed numbers with the greatest possible product. Then use each of the numbers exactly once to create three mixed numbers with the least possible product. Find each product. Explain your reasoning. The fraction portion of each mixed number should be proper.

Greatest possible product is

9\(\frac{1}{2}\) X 8\(\frac{3}{4}\) X 7\(\frac{5}{6}\) = 651\(\frac{7}{48}\)

Least possible product is

1\(\frac{4}{9}\) X 2\(\frac{5}{8}\) X 3\(\frac{6}{7}\) = 14\(\frac{5}{8}\)

Explanation:

First we use the greatest digits for the whole numbers ,then we use

remaining digits to form the greatest(or least) fractional parts later

use the least(or greatest) digits for the whole numbers ,

to calculate greatest possible product as

9\(\frac{1}{2}\) X 8\(\frac{3}{4}\) X 7\(\frac{5}{6}\),

we write mixed fraction as 9\(\frac{1}{2}\) = 9 X 2 + 1 by 2 = \(\frac{19}{2}\),

8\(\frac{3}{4}\) = 8 X 4 + 3 by 4 = \(\frac{35}{4}\), 7\(\frac{5}{6}\) =

7 X 6 + 5 by 6 = \(\frac{47}{6}\),Now we multiply \(\frac{19}{2}\) X \(\frac{35}{4}\) X \(\frac{47}{6}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 19 X 35 X 47 = 31255

Step II: We multiply denominators as 2 X 4 X 6 = 48

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{31255}{48}\),

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as (651 X 48 + 7 by 48), 651\(\frac{7}{48}\),

Now calculate least possible product as

1\(\frac{4}{9}\) X 2\(\frac{5}{8}\) X 3\(\frac{6}{7}\),

we write mixed fraction as 1\(\frac{4}{9}\) = 1 X 9 + 4 by 9 = \(\frac{13}{9}\),

2\(\frac{5}{8}\) = 2 X 8 + 5 by 8 = \(\frac{21}{8}\), 3\(\frac{6}{7}\) =

3 X 7 + 6 by 7 = \(\frac{27}{7}\),Now we multiply \(\frac{13}{9}\) X \(\frac{21}{8}\) X \(\frac{27}{7}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 13 X 21 X 27 = 7371

Step II: we multiply denominators as 9 X 8 X 7 = 504

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{7371}{504}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 63, 63 X 117 = 7371 and 63 X 8 = 504, (117,8) =

\(\frac{117}{8}\),As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as (14 X 8 + 5 by 8), 14\(\frac{5}{8}\).

Therefore greatest possible product is 9\(\frac{1}{2}\) X 8\(\frac{3}{4}\) X 7\(\frac{5}{6}\) = 651\(\frac{7}{48}\),least possible product is 1\(\frac{4}{9}\) X 2\(\frac{5}{8}\) X 3\(\frac{6}{7}\) = 14\(\frac{5}{8}\).

### Lesson 2.2 Dividing Fractions

**EXPLORATION 1**

**Dividing by Fractions**

Work with a partner. Answer each question using a model.

a. How many two-thirds are in four?

b. How many three-fourths are in three?

c. How many two-fifths are in four-fifths?

d. How many two-thirds are in three?

e. How many one-thirds are in ﬁve-sixths?

a.

Six, two-thirds are there in four,

b.

Four, three-fourths are there in three,

c.

Two, two-fifths are in four-fifths,

d.

4\(\frac{1}{2}\), two-thirds are there in three,

e.

2\(\frac{1}{2}\), one-thirds are in ﬁve-sixths

Explanation:

There are

a. Given to find Two-Thirds are there in four is four divides \(\frac{2}{3}\)

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{3}\) as \(\frac{3}{2}\)=

4 X \(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{12}{2}\) =6,

Six, Two-Thirds are there in four as shown in the model above,

b. Given to find three-fourths are there in three is 3 divides \(\frac{3}{4}\)

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{3}{4}\) as \(\frac{4}{3}\)=

3 X \(\frac{4}{3}\)= \(\frac{12}{3}\) = 4

Four, three-fourths are there in three shown in the model above,

c. Given to find two-fifths are in four-fifths so four-fifths divides two -fifths,first we write

\(\frac{2}{5}\) as reciprocal \(\frac{5}{2}\) now multiply as

\(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{5}{2}\) = \(\frac{4 X 5}{5 X 2}\) = 2

Two, two-fifths are in four-fifths shown in the model above,

d. Given to find Two-Thirds are there in three is three divides \(\frac{2}{3}\)

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{3}\) as \(\frac{3}{2}\)=

3 X \(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{9}{2}\) as numerator is greater we write as

4 X 2 + 1 by 2 = 4\(\frac{1}{2}\) 4\(\frac{1}{2}\), two-thirds are there in three shown in the model above,

e. Given to find one-thirds are in ﬁve-sixths first we write

\(\frac{1}{3}\) as reciprocal \(\frac{3}{1}\) now multiply as

\(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{3}{1}\) = \(\frac{5 X 3}{6 X 1}\) = \(\frac{5}{2}\)] as numerator is greater we write as

(2 X 2 + 1 by 2) = 2\(\frac{1}{2}\),So 2\(\frac{1}{2}\), one-thirds are in ﬁve-sixths as shown in the model above.

**EXPLORATION 2**

**Finding a Pattern**

**Work with a partner. The table shows the division expressions from Exploration 1. Complete each multiplication expression so that it has the same value as the division expression above it. What can you conclude about dividing by fractions?**

Explanation:

Dividing a fraction by another fraction is the same as multiplying the fraction

by the reciprocal (inverse) of the other. We get the reciprocal of a fraction

by interchanging its numerator and denominator.

Yes the pattern found can be applied to division by a whole number as

Step 1: The whole number is converted into the fraction by

applying the denominator value as 1

Step 2: Take the reciprocal of the number

Step 3: Now, multiply the fractional value by a given fraction

Step 4: Simplify the given expression

**Example:** Divide \(\frac{6}{5}\) by 10

Step 1: Convert 10 into a fraction: \(\frac{10}{1}\)

Step 2: Take reciprocal: \(\frac{1}{10}\)

Step 3: Multiply \(\frac{6}{5}\) and \(\frac{1}{10}\)

we get \(\frac{6}{50}\) on simplification as both goes in 2, 2 X 3 = 6 and 2 x 25 = 50,(3,25), So we get \(\frac{3}{25}\).

**2.2 Lesson**

Two numbers whose product is 1 are reciprocals, or multiplicative inverses. To write the reciprocal of a number, ﬁrst write the number as a fraction. Then invert the fraction. So, the reciprocal of a fraction \(\frac{a}{b}\) is \(\frac{b}{a}\), where a ≠ 0 and b ≠ 0.

**Try It**

Question 1.

\(\frac{3}{4}\)

\(\frac{3}{4}\) the reciprocals is \(\frac{4}{3}\)

Explanation:

We write the reciprocals of \(\frac{3}{4}\) as the number is already in fraction

we write as \(\frac{4}{3}\)

Question 2.

5

5 the reciprocals is \(\frac{1}{5}\)

Explanation:

We write the reciprocals of 5 as the number is whole number we convert

into the fraction by applying the denominator value as 1 and take

the reciprocal of the number as \(\frac{1}{5}\).

Question 3.

\(\frac{7}{2}\)

\(\frac{7}{2}\) the reciprocals is \(\frac{2}{7}\)

Explanation:

We write the reciprocals of \(\frac{7}{2}\) as the number is already in fraction

we write as \(\frac{2}{7}\).

Question 4.

\(\frac{4}{9}\)

\(\frac{4}{9}\) the reciprocals is \(\frac{9}{4}\)

Explanation:

We write the reciprocals of \(\frac{4}{9}\) as the number is already in fraction

we write as \(\frac{9}{4}\).

**Key Idea**

**Dividing Fractions**

**Words**

To divide a number by a fraction, multiply the number by the reciprocal of the fraction.

Divide. Write the answer in simplest form. Use a model to justify your answer.

Question 5.

= 4

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{8}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{1}{8}\) as \(\frac{8}{1}\) and multiply as \(\frac{1}{2}\) X 8 =\(\frac{8}{2}\) = 4. As shown in the model we take half of 8 we get 4.

Question 6.

= 1\(\frac{1}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{10}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{3}{10}\) as \(\frac{10}{3}\) and multiply as \(\frac{2}{5}\) X

\(\frac{10}{3}\)=\(\frac{2 X 10 }{5 X 3}\) = \(\frac{4}{3}\) = 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) and we have shown in the area model above.

Question 7.

= \(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{3}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{3}{4}\) as \(\frac{4}{3}\) and multiply as \(\frac{3}{8}\) X

\(\frac{4}{3}\) = \(\frac{3 X 4 }{8 X 3}\) = \(\frac{1}{2}\)

and we have shown in the area model as above.

Question 8.

= \(\frac{4}{9}\)

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{2}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{9}{14}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{9}{14}\) as \(\frac{14}{9}\) and multiply as \(\frac{2}{7}\) X

\(\frac{14}{9}\) = \(\frac{2 X 14 }{7 X 9}\) = \(\frac{4}{9}\)

and we have shown in the area model above.

**Try It**

**Divide. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 9.

= \(\frac{1}{9}\)

Explanation:

\(\frac{1}{3}\)÷ 3 as the number 3 is whole number we convert

into the fraction by applying the denominator value as 1 and take

the reciprocal of the number as \(\frac{1}{3}\) and multiply as \(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{1}{3}\) Step I: We multiply the numerators as 1 X 1 = 1

Step II: We multiply denominators as 3 X 3 = 9

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{1}{9}\),

So \(\frac{1}{3}\)÷ 3 = \(\frac{1}{9}\).

Question 10.

= \(\frac{1}{15}\)

Explanation:

\(\frac{2}{3}\)÷ 10 as the number 10 is whole number we convert

into the fraction by applying the denominator value as 1 and take

the reciprocal of the number as \(\frac{1}{10}\) and multiply as \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{1}{10}\) Step I: We multiply the numerators as 2 X 1 = 2

Step II: We multiply denominators as 3 X 10 = 30

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{2}{30}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 1 = 2 and 2 X 15 = 30, (1,15) =

So \(\frac{2}{3}\)÷ 10 = \(\frac{1}{15}\).

Question 11.

= \(\frac{5}{32}\)

Explanation:

\(\frac{5}{8}\)÷ 4 as the number 4 is whole number we convert

into the fraction by applying the denominator value as 1 and take

the reciprocal of the number as \(\frac{1}{4}\) and multiply as \(\frac{5}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 1 = 5

Step II: We multiply denominators as 8 X 4 = 32

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{5}{32}\),

So \(\frac{5}{8}\)÷ 4 = \(\frac{5}{32}\).

Question 12.

= \(\frac{3}{14}\)

Explanation:

\(\frac{6}{7}\)÷ 4 as the number 4 is whole number we convert

into the fraction by applying the denominator value as 1 and take

the reciprocal of the number as \(\frac{1}{4}\) and multiply as \(\frac{6}{7}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) Step I: We multiply the numerators as 6 X 1 = 6

Step II: We multiply denominators as 7 X 4 = 28

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{6}{28}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 3 = 6 and 2 X 14 = 28, (3,14) =

So \(\frac{6}{7}\)÷ 4 = \(\frac{3}{14}\).

**Self-Assessment for Concepts & Skills**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

**DIVIDING FRACTIONS**

**Divide. Write the answer in simplest form. Draw a model to justify your answer.**

Question 13.

=\(\frac{12}{15}\)= \(\frac{4}{5}\)

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{6}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{5}{6}\) as \(\frac{6}{5}\) and multiply as \(\frac{2}{3}\) X

\(\frac{6}{5}\) = \(\frac{2 X 6}{3 X 5}\) = \(\frac{12}{15}\)

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 4 = 12 and 3 X 5 = 15, (4,5) = \(\frac{4}{5}\).

Question 14.

= \(\frac{2}{7}\)

Explanation:

\(\frac{6}{7}\)÷ 3 as the number 3 is whole number we convert

into the fraction by applying the denominator value as 1 and take

the reciprocal of the number as \(\frac{1}{3}\) and multiply as \(\frac{6}{7}\) X \(\frac{1}{3}\) Step I: We multiply the numerators as 6 X 1 = 6

Step II: We multiply denominators as 7 X 3 = 21

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{6}{21}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 2 = 6 and 3 X 7 = 21, (2,7),

So \(\frac{6}{7}\)÷ 3 = \(\frac{2}{7}\).

Question 15.

**WHICH ONE DOESN’T BELONG?**

Which of the following does not belong with the other three? Explain your reasoning.

\(\frac{3}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) does not belong with the other three

Explanation:

a. \(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{5}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{4}{5}\) as \(\frac{5}{4}\) and multiply as \(\frac{2}{3}\) X

\(\frac{5}{4}\) = \(\frac{2 X 5}{3 X 4}\) = \(\frac{10}{12}\)

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 5 = 10 and 2 X 6 = 12, (5,6),

\(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{5}{6}\).

b. \(\frac{3}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{3 X 4}{2 X 5}\) =\(\frac{12}{10}\) we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 6 = 12 and 2 X 5 = 10, (6,5), \(\frac{6}{5}\).

c. \(\frac{5}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{5 X 2}{4 X 3}\) =

\(\frac{10}{12}\) we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 5 = 10 and 2 X 6 = 12, (5,6),\(\frac{5}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{5}{6}\).

d. \(\frac{5}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{2}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{3}{2}\) as \(\frac{2}{3}\) and multiply as \(\frac{5}{4}\) X

\(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{5 X 2}{4 X 3}\) = \(\frac{10}{12}\)

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 5 = 10 and 2 X 6 = 12, (5,6),

\(\frac{5}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{5}{6}\).

As \(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{5}\), \(\frac{5}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\), \(\frac{5}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{5}{6}\) only

\(\frac{3}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{6}{5}\),

so \(\frac{3}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) does not belong with the other three.

**MATCHING**

**Match the expression with its value.**

Question 16.

\(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{15}\) =\(\frac{3}{4}\) matches with B

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{15}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{8}{15}\) as \(\frac{15}{8}\) and multiply as \(\frac{2}{5}\) X \(\frac{15}{8}\) = \(\frac{2 X 15}{5 X 8}\) = \(\frac{30}{40}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 10, 10 X 3 = 30 and 10 X 4 = 40, (3,4),

\(\frac{3}{4}\) therefore \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{15}\) =\(\frac{3}{4}\) matches with B.

Question 17.

\(\frac{8}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{5}\) = 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) matches with D

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{8}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{5}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{5}\) as \(\frac{5}{2}\) and multiply as \(\frac{8}{15}\) X \(\frac{5}{2}\) = \(\frac{8 X 5}{15 X 2}\) = \(\frac{40}{30}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 10, 10 X 4 = 40 and 10 X 3 = 30, (4,3),

\(\frac{4}{3}\) As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as (1 X 3 + 1 by 3), 1\(\frac{1}{3}\), therefore \(\frac{8}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{5}\) = 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) matches with D.

Question 18.

\(\frac{2}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{5}\) =\(\frac{1}{12}\) matches with A

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{2}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{5}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{8}{5}\) as \(\frac{5}{8}\) and multiply as \(\frac{2}{15}\) X \(\frac{5}{8}\) = \(\frac{2 X 5}{15 X 8}\) = \(\frac{10}{120}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 10, 10 X 1 = 10 and 10 X 12= 120, (1,12),

\(\frac{1}{12}\) ,therefore \(\frac{2}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{5}\) =\(\frac{1}{12}\) matches with A.

Question 19.

\(\frac{8}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{15}\) = 12 matches with C

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{8}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{15}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{15}\) as \(\frac{15}{2}\) and multiply as \(\frac{8}{5}\) X \(\frac{15}{2}\) = \(\frac{8 X 15}{5 X 2}\) = \(\frac{120}{10}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 10, 10 X 12 = 120 and 10 X 1 = 10, (12,1),= 12,

So \(\frac{8}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{15}\) = 12 matches with C.

**Self-Assessment for Problem Solving**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

Question 20.

You have 5 cups of rice to make bibimbap, a popular Korean meal. The recipe calls for \(\frac{4}{5}\) cup of rice per serving. How many full servings of bibimbap can you make? How much rice is left over?

6 full servings of bibimbap I can make, \(\frac{1}{4}\) cup of rice is left over

Explanation:

Given I have 5 cups of rice to make bibimbap, a popular Korean meal and

the recipe calls for \(\frac{4}{5}\) cup of rice per serving so we divide 5 cups with

\(\frac{4}{5}\) cup of rice per serving as 5 ÷ \(\frac{4}{5}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{4}{5}\) as \(\frac{5}{4}\) and multiply as

5 X \(\frac{5}{4}\), Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 5 = 25

Step II: Denominator is same 4

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{25}{4}\),

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as ( 6 X 4 + 1 by 4), 6\(\frac{1}{4}\) we got whole as 6, therefore

6 full servings of bibimbap I can make and \(\frac{1}{4}\) cup of rice is left over.

Question 21.

A band earns \(\frac{2}{3}\) of their proﬁt from selling concert tickets and \(\frac{1}{5}\) of their proﬁt from selling merchandise. The band earns a proﬁt of $1500 from selling concert tickets. How much proﬁt does the band earn from selling merchandise?

$450 profit does the band earn from selling merchandise

Explanation :

Let us take the amount be x and a band earns \(\frac{2}{3}\) of their proﬁt from selling concert tickets and makes a proﬁt of $1500 from selling concert tickets,

So x X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = $1500, on simplification 2x = 1500 X 3 = 4500,

therefore x = \(\frac{4500}{2}\) = $2250 and \(\frac{1}{5}\) of their proﬁt from selling merchandise means $2250 X \(\frac{1}{5}\) = \(\frac{2250}{5}\)=

$450.

### Dividing Fractions Homework & Practice 2.2

**Review & Refresh**

**Multiply. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 1.

= \(\frac{21}{40}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{7}{10}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 7 X 3 = 21

Step II: We multiply denominators as 10 X 4 = 40

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{21}{40}\),

So \(\frac{7}{10}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{21}{40}\).

Question 2.

= 1\(\frac{17}{18}\)

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{5}{6}\) X 2\(\frac{1}{3}\) so

first we write mixed number 2\(\frac{1}{3}\) as 2 X 3 + 1 by 3 =

\(\frac{7}{3}\) now

we multiply \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{7}{3}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 7 = 35

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 6 X 3 =18

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{35}{18}\),

As numerator is greater than denominator we write in

mixed fraction also as ( 1 X 18 + 17 by 18 ), 1\(\frac{17}{18}\)

So \(\frac{5}{6}\) X 2\(\frac{1}{3}\) = 1\(\frac{17}{18}\).

Question 3.

= \(\frac{1}{6}\).

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{3}{8}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 4 X 3 = 12

Step II: We multiply denominators as 9 X 8 = 72

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{12}{72}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 12, 12 X 1 = 12 and 12 X 6 = 72, (1,6),

So \(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{3}{8}\) = \(\frac{1}{6}\).

Question 4.

= 16

Explanation :

2\(\frac{2}{5}\) X 6\(\frac{2}{3}\), We write mixed fractions

2\(\frac{2}{5}\) as 2 X 5 +2 by 5 = \(\frac{12}{5}\) and

6\(\frac{2}{3}\) as 6 X 3 + 2 by 3 = \(\frac{20}{3}\) Now we multiply

\(\frac{12}{5}\) X \(\frac{20}{3}\),

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 12 X 20 = 240

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 5 X 3 = 15

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{240}{15}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 15, 15 X 16 = 240 and 15 X 1 = 15, (16,1),

therefore 2\(\frac{2}{5}\) X 6\(\frac{2}{3}\) = 16.

**Match the expression with its value.**

Question 5.

3 + 2 X 4^{2 }= 35 matches with B

Explanation:

Given expression as 3 + 2 X 4^{2 }= 3 + ( 2 X 4 X 4) = 3 + 32 = 35 which matches with B.

Question 6.

(3 + 2) X 4^{2 }= 80 matches with D

Explanation:

Given expression as (3 + 2) X 4^{2 }= 5 X (4 X 4) = 5 X 16 = 80 which matches with D.

Question 7.

2 + 3 X 4^{2 }= 50 matches with C

Explanation:

Given expression as 2 + 3 X 4^{2 }= 2 + (3 X 4 X 4) = 2 + 48 = 50 which matches with C.

Question 8.

4^{2 }+ 2 X 3 = 22 matches with A

Explanation:

Given expression as 4^{2 }+ 2 X 3 = 16 + 6 = 22 which matches with A.

**Find the area of the rectangle.**

Question 9.

The area of rectangle is 14 square feet

Explanation:

Given width as 4 ft and height as 3.5 ft, we can write 3.5 as \(\frac{35}{10}\),

the area of rectangle is 4 X \(\frac{35}{10}\) = \(\frac{140}{10}\)

as both goes in 10 we get \(\frac{140}{10}\) =14 square feet.

Question 10.

The area of rectangle is \(\frac{1}{6}\) square feet

Explanation:

Given width as \(\frac{2}{3}\) ft and height as \(\frac{1}{4}\)

the area of rectangle is \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 2 X 1 = 2

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 3 X 4 = 12

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{2}{12}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 1 = 2 and 2 X 6 = 12, (1,6),

\(\frac{1}{6}\), therefore the area of rectangle is \(\frac{1}{6}\) square feet.

Question 11.

The area of rectangle is \(\frac{15}{16}\) square yards

Explanation:

Given width as 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) ft and height as \(\frac{5}{8}\)

We write mixed fractions 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) as 1 X 2 +1 by 2 =

\(\frac{3}{2}\) the area of rectangle is \(\frac{3}{2}\) X \(\frac{5}{8}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 5 = 15

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 2 X 8 = 16

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as \(\frac{15}{16}\),

therefore the area of rectangle is \(\frac{15}{16}\) square yards.

**Concepts, Skills, & Problem Solving**

**CHOOSE TOOLS**

**Answer the question using a model.** (See Exploration 1, p. 53.)

Question 12.

How many three-ﬁfths are in three?

Five, three-ﬁfths are in three

Explanation:

Given to find three-ﬁfths are in three is three divides \(\frac{3}{5}\)

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{3}{5}\) as \(\frac{5}{3}\)=

3 X \(\frac{5}{3}\) = \(\frac{15}{3}\) = 5.

Question 13.

How many two-ninths are in eight-ninths?

Four, two-ninths are in eight-ninths

Explanation:

Given to find two-ninths are in eight-ninths means \(\frac{8}{9}\) ÷

\(\frac{2}{9}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{9}\)

as \(\frac{9}{2}\)= \(\frac{8}{9}\) X \(\frac{9}{2}\) =

\(\frac{8 X 9}{9 X 2}\)= \(\frac{8}{2}\) as both goes in 2

as 2 X 4 = 8, 2 X 1= 2,(4,1), \(\frac{8}{2}\) = 4.

Question 14.

How many three-fourths are in seven-eighths?

\(\frac{7}{6}\) or 1\(\frac{1}{6}\), three-fourths are in seven-eighths

Explanation:

Given to find three-fourths are in seven-eighths means \(\frac{7}{8}\) ÷

\(\frac{3}{4}\) we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{3}{4}\) as \(\frac{4}{3}\)= \(\frac{7}{8}\) X \(\frac{4}{3}\) =

\(\frac{7 X 4}{8 X 3}\)= \(\frac{28}{24}\) as both goes in 4

as 4 X 7 = 28, 4 X 6= 24,(7,6), \(\frac{7}{6}\) as numerator is

greater we write as ( 1 X 6 + 1 by 6) = 1\(\frac{1}{6}\).

**WRITING RECIPROCALS**

**Write the reciprocal of the number.**

Question 15.

8

8 the reciprocal is \(\frac{1}{8}\)

Explanation:

We write the reciprocal of a number, ﬁrst write the number as a fraction.

Then invert the fraction, so reciprocal of 8 is \(\frac{8}{1}\) is \(\frac{1}{8}\).

Question 16.

\(\frac{6}{7}\)

\(\frac{6}{7}\) = \(\frac{7}{6}\)

Explanation:

Already its in fraction so the reciprocal of \(\frac{6}{7}\) is inverting the fraction

\(\frac{7}{6}\).

Question 17.

\(\frac{2}{5}\)

\(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{5}{2}\)

Explanation:

Already its in fraction so the reciprocal of \(\frac{2}{5}\) is inverting the fraction

\(\frac{5}{2}\).

Question 18.

\(\frac{11}{8}\)

\(\frac{11}{8}\) = \(\frac{8}{11}\)

Explanation:

Already its in fraction so the reciprocal of \(\frac{11}{8}\) is inverting the fraction

\(\frac{8}{11}\).

**DIVIDING FRACTIONS**

**Divide. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 19.

= \(\frac{2}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{1}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{2}\)

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{1}{2}\) as \(\frac{2}{1}\) and multiply as \(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{2}{1}\) =

\(\frac{1 X 2}{3 X 1}\) = \(\frac{2}{3}\),

therefore \(\frac{1}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{2}\) = \(\frac{2}{3}\).

Question 20.

= \(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{1}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{4}\)

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{1}{4}\) as

\(\frac{4}{1}\) and multiply as \(\frac{1}{8}\) X

\(\frac{4}{1}\) = \(\frac{1 X 4}{8 X 1}\) = \(\frac{4}{8}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 4, 4 X 1 = 4 and 4 X 2 = 8, (1,2),

therefore \(\frac{1}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{1}{2}\).

Question 21.

= \(\frac{1}{7}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{2}{7}\) ÷ 2, we write reciprocal of 2 as

\(\frac{1}{2}\) and multiply as \(\frac{2}{7}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) = \(\frac{2 X 1}{7 X 2}\) = \(\frac{2}{14}\),we can further

simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 1 = 2 and 2 X 7 = 14, (1,7), \(\frac{1}{7}\),

therefore \(\frac{2}{7}\) ÷ 2 = \(\frac{1}{7}\).

Question 22.

= \(\frac{2}{5}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{6}{5}\) ÷ 3, we write reciprocal of 3 as

\(\frac{1}{3}\) and multiply as \(\frac{6}{5}\) X

\(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{6 X 1}{5 X 3}\) = \(\frac{6}{15}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 2 = 6 and 3 X 5 = 15, (2,5),

\(\frac{2}{5}\),therefore \(\frac{6}{5}\) ÷ 3 = \(\frac{2}{5}\).

Question 23.

= \(\frac{3}{2}\) = 1\(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{9}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{4}{9}\) as \(\frac{9}{4}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{2}{3}\) X \(\frac{9}{4}\) = \(\frac{2 X 9}{3 X 4}\) = \(\frac{18}{12}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 6,

6 X 3 = 18 and 6 X 2 = 12, (3,2),

therefore \(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{9}\) = \(\frac{3}{2}\) as numerator is greater than denominator we can write in mixed

fraction as (1 X 2 + 1 by 2) = 1\(\frac{1}{2}\).

Question 24.

= \(\frac{35}{12}\) = 2\(\frac{11}{12}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{7}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{7}\) as \(\frac{7}{2}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{7}{2}\) = \(\frac{5 X 7}{6 X 2}\) = \(\frac{35}{12}\),as numerator is greater than

denominator we can write in mixed fraction as (2 X 12 + 11) by 12 =2\(\frac{11}{12}\).Therefore \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{7}\) = 2\(\frac{11}{12}\).

Question 25.

= 16

Explanation:

Given expressions as 12 ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{3}{4}\) as \(\frac{4}{3}\)

and multiply as 12 X \(\frac{4}{3}\) = \(\frac{12 X 4}{1 X 3}\) =

\(\frac{48}{3}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 3,

3 X 16 = 48 and 3 X 1 = 3, (16,1),therefore 12 ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\) = 16.

Question 26.

= 20

Explanation:

Given expressions as 8 ÷ \(\frac{2}{5}\), we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{5}\) as \(\frac{5}{2}\) and multiply as

8 X \(\frac{5}{2}\) = \(\frac{8 X5}{1 X 2}\) =

\(\frac{40}{2}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 2,

2 X 20 = 40 and 2 X 1 = 2, (20,1),therefore 8 ÷ \(\frac{2}{5}\) = 20.

Question 27.

= \(\frac{1}{14}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{3}{7}\) ÷ 6, we write reciprocal of 6

as \(\frac{1}{6}\) and multiply as \(\frac{3}{7}\) X

\(\frac{1}{6}\) = \(\frac{3 X 1}{7 X 6}\) = \(\frac{3}{42}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 1 = 3 and 3 X 14 = 42, (1,14),

therefore \(\frac{3}{7}\) ÷ 6 = \(\frac{1}{14}\).

Question 28.

= \(\frac{3}{25}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{12}{25}\) ÷ 4, we write reciprocal of 4

as \(\frac{1}{4}\) and multiply as \(\frac{12}{25}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{12 X 1}{25 X 4}\) = \(\frac{12}{100}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 4, 4 X 3 = 12 and 4 X 25 = 100, (3,25),

therefore \(\frac{12}{25}\) ÷ 4 = \(\frac{3}{25}\).

Question 29.

= \(\frac{1}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{2}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{3}\) as \(\frac{3}{2}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{2}{9}\) X \(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{2 X 3}{9 X 2}\) = \(\frac{6}{18}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 6,

6 X 1 = 6 and 6 X 3 = 18, (1,3)= \(\frac{1}{3}\).

Therefore \(\frac{2}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{1}{3}\).

Question 30.

= \(\frac{2}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{8}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{5}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{4}{5}\) as \(\frac{5}{4}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{8}{15}\) X \(\frac{5}{4}\) =

\(\frac{8 X 5}{15 X 4}\) = \(\frac{40}{60}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 20, 20 X 2 = 40 and

20 X 3 = 60, (2,3)=\(\frac{2}{3}\).Therefore \(\frac{8}{15}\) ÷

\(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{2}{3}\).

Question 31.

= 3

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{1}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{9}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{1}{9}\) as \(\frac{9}{1}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{9}{1}\) =

\(\frac{1 X 9}{3 X 1}\) = \(\frac{9}{3}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 3 = 9 and 3 X 1 = 3, (3,1)= 3.

Therefore \(\frac{1}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{9}\) = 3.

Question 32.

= \(\frac{28}{15}\) = 1\(\frac{13}{15}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{7}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{8}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{3}{8}\) as \(\frac{8}{3}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{7}{10}\) X \(\frac{8}{3}\) =

\(\frac{7 X 8}{10 X 3}\) = \(\frac{56}{30}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 28 = 56 and 2 X 15 = 30,

(28,15)=\(\frac{28}{15}\),as numerator is greater than

denominator we can write in mixed fraction as (1 X 15 + 13 by 15) =

1\(\frac{13}{15}\).Therefore \(\frac{7}{10}\) ÷

\(\frac{3}{8}\) = 1\(\frac{13}{15}\).

Question 33.

= \(\frac{2}{27}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{14}{27}\) ÷ 7,

we write reciprocal of 7 as \(\frac{1}{7}\) and multiply as

\(\frac{14}{27}\) X \(\frac{1}{7}\) = \(\frac{14 X 1}{27 X 7}\) = \(\frac{14}{189}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 7,

7 X 2 = 14 and 7 X 27 = 189, (2,27), \(\frac{2}{27}\),therefore

\(\frac{14}{27}\) ÷ 7 = \(\frac{2}{27}\).

Question 34.

= \(\frac{1}{24}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{5}{8}\) ÷ 15, we write reciprocal of 15

as \(\frac{1}{15}\) and multiply as \(\frac{5}{8}\) X

\(\frac{1}{15}\) = \(\frac{5 X 1}{8 X 15}\) = \(\frac{5}{120}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 5, 5 X 1 = 5 and 5 X 24 = 120, (1,24),

\(\frac{1}{24}\),therefore \(\frac{5}{8}\) ÷ 15

= \(\frac{1}{24}\).

Question 35.

= \(\frac{27}{28}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{27}{32}\) ÷ \(\frac{7}{8}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{7}{8}\) as \(\frac{8}{7}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{27}{32}\) X \(\frac{8}{7}\) =

\(\frac{27 X 8}{32 X 7}\) = \(\frac{216}{224}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 8, 8 X 27 = 216 and 8 X 28 = 224,

(27,28)=\(\frac{27}{28}\).Therefore \(\frac{27}{32}\) ÷

\(\frac{7}{8}\) = \(\frac{27}{28}\).

Question 36.

= \(\frac{26}{75}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{4}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{13}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{10}{13}\) as

\(\frac{13}{10}\) and multiply as \(\frac{4}{15}\) X

\(\frac{13}{10}\) = \(\frac{4 X 13}{15 X 10}\) =

\(\frac{52}{150}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 2,

2 X 26 = 52 and 2 X 75 = 150, (26,75)=\(\frac{26}{75}\).

Therefore \(\frac{4}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{13}\) = \(\frac{26}{75}\).

Question 37.

= \(\frac{81}{4}\) = 20\(\frac{1}{4}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 9 ÷ \(\frac{4}{9}\), we write reciprocal of

the fraction \(\frac{4}{9}\) as \(\frac{9}{4}\)

and multiply as 9 X \(\frac{9}{4}\) = \(\frac{9 X 9}{1 X 4}\) =

\(\frac{81}{4}\),as numerator is greater than denominator

we can write in mixed fraction as (20 X 4 + 1 by 4) = 20\(\frac{1}{4}\),

therefore 9 ÷ \(\frac{4}{9}\) = 20\(\frac{1}{4}\).

Question 38.

= 24

Explanation:

Given expressions as 10 ÷ \(\frac{5}{12}\), we write reciprocal

of the fraction \(\frac{5}{12}\) as \(\frac{12}{5}\) and

multiply as 10 X \(\frac{12}{5}\) = \(\frac{10 X 12}{1 X 5}\) =

\(\frac{120}{5}\),we can further simplify as both goes in 5,

5 X 24 = 120 and 5 X 1 = 5, (24,1)= 24.Therefore 10 ÷ \(\frac{5}{12}\) = 24.

**YOU BE THE TEACHER**

**Your friend ﬁnds the quotient. Is your friend correct? Explain your reasoning.**

Question 39.

Yes, friend is correct as \(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{13}{28}\) =

1\(\frac{3}{13}\).

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{13}{28}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{13}{28}\) as

\(\frac{28}{13}\) and multiply as \(\frac{4}{7}\) X

\(\frac{28}{13}\) = \(\frac{4 X 28}{7 X 13}\) = \(\frac{112}{91}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 7, 7 X 16 = 112 and 7 X 13 = 91,

(16,13) = \(\frac{16}{13}\), as numerator is greater than denominator

we can write in mixed fraction as (1 X 13 + 3 by 13) = 1\(\frac{3}{13}\).

Therefore \(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{13}{28}\) = 1\(\frac{3}{13}\).

So friend is correct.

Question 40.

No, Friend is incorrect as \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{9}\) =

\(\frac{9}{20}\) ≠ 2\(\frac{2}{9}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{9}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{8}{9}\) as

\(\frac{9}{8}\) and multiply as \(\frac{2}{5}\) X

\(\frac{9}{8}\) = \(\frac{2 X 9}{5 X 8}\) = \(\frac{18}{40}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 9 = 18 and 2 X 20 = 40,

(9,20) = \(\frac{9}{20}\).Therefore \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷

\(\frac{8}{9}\) = \(\frac{9}{20}\).

No, Friend is incorrect as \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{9}\) =

\(\frac{9}{20}\) ≠ 2\(\frac{2}{9}\).

Question 41.

**REASONING**

You have \(\frac{3}{5}\) of an apple pie. You divide the remaining pie into 5 equal slices. What portion of the original pie is each slice?

\(\frac{3}{25}\) of the original pie is each slice

Explanation:

Given I have \(\frac{3}{5}\) of an apple pie and divide

the remaining pie into 5 equal slices. So the portion of the original pie

in each slice is \(\frac{3}{5}\) ÷ 5 we write reciprocal of 5

as \(\frac{1}{5}\) and multiply as \(\frac{3}{5}\) X

\(\frac{1}{5}\) = \(\frac{3 X 1}{5 X 5}\) = \(\frac{3}{25}\),

therefore \(\frac{3}{25}\) of the original pie is each slice.

Question 42.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

How many times longer is the baby alligator than the baby gecko?

5\(\frac{5}{8}\) times longer is the baby alligator than the baby gecko

Explanation:

Given baby alligator is \(\frac{3}{4}\) long and baby gecko

is \(\frac{2}{15}\), So baby alligator is more long than the

baby gecko by \(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{15}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{15}\) as

\(\frac{15}{2}\) and multiply as \(\frac{3}{4}\) X

\(\frac{15}{2}\) = \(\frac{3 X 15}{4 X 2}\) =

\(\frac{45}{8}\),as numerator is greater than denominator

we can write in mixed fraction as (5 X 8 + 5 by 8) = 5\(\frac{5}{8}\).

Therefore 5\(\frac{5}{8}\) times longer is the baby alligator

than the baby gecko.

**OPEN-ENDED**

**Write a real-life problem for the expression. Then solve the problem.**

Question 43.

The rope of length \(\frac{5}{6}\)cm is cut into 4 equal pieces,

how long is each piece?

\(\frac{5}{24}\) cm long is each piece

Explanation:

Wrote a real -life problem, the rope of length \(\frac{5}{6}\)cm

is cut into 4 equal pieces, how long is each piece and solution is

\(\frac{5}{6}\)÷ 4,we write reciprocal of 4 as \(\frac{1}{4}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{1}{4}\) =

\(\frac{5 X 1}{4 X 6}\) = \(\frac{5}{24}\),

therefore each piece is of length \(\frac{5}{24}\) cm long is each piece.

Question 44.

A jug contains \(\frac{2}{5}\) of orange juice,

I drank \(\frac{3}{8}\) portion

in it, So how much portion of juice I drank?

So I drank 1\(\frac{1}{15}\) portion of orange juice.

Explanation:

Wrote a real -life problem, a jug contains \(\frac{2}{5}\) of

orange juice, I drank \(\frac{3}{8}\) portion in it,

So portion of juice I drank is \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{8}\)

we write reciprocal of fraction \(\frac{3}{8}\) as

\(\frac{8}{3}\) and multiply as \(\frac{2}{5}\) X

\(\frac{8}{3}\) = \(\frac{2 X 8}{5 X 3}\) =

\(\frac{16}{15}\),as numerator is greater than denominator

we can write in mixed fraction as (1 X 15 + 1 by 15) = 1\(\frac{1}{15}\),

So I drank 1\(\frac{1}{15}\) portion of orange juice.

Question 45.

I need \(\frac{2}{3}\)ltrs of milk to feed one dog,

How many dogs I do can feed in 10 ltrs of milk.

I can feed 15 dogs.

Explanation:

Wrote a real -life problem,I need \(\frac{2}{3}\)ltrs of

milk to feed one dog, How many dogs I do can feed in 10 ltrs of milk.

So number of dogs I can feed are 10 ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\)

we write reciprocal of fraction \(\frac{2}{3}\) as \(\frac{3}{2}\)

and multiply as 10 X \(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{30}{2}\) as

both goes in 2, 2 x 15 = 30 and 2 x 1 = 2,(15,1),So \(\frac{30}{2}\)=15,

So I can feed 15 dogs.

Question 46.

In a class there are \(\frac{2}{7}\) girls in that \(\frac{4}{9}\)

like playing chess, how many girls like playing chess ?

There are \(\frac{9}{14}\) girls like playing chess in a class

Explanation:

Wrote a real -life problem, In a class there are \(\frac{2}{7}\)

girls in that \(\frac{4}{9}\) like playing chess, how many girls like

playing chess so \(\frac{2}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{9}\),

we write reciprocal of fraction \(\frac{4}{9}\) as \(\frac{9}{4}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{2}{7}\) X \(\frac{9}{4}\) = \(\frac{2 X 9}{7 X 4}\)= \(\frac{18}{28}\) we can further simplify

as both goes 2, 2 X 9 = 18, 2 X 14 = 28,(9,14)= \(\frac{9}{14}\)

girls like playing chess in a class.

**NUMBER SENSE**

**Copy and complete the statement.**

Question 47.

The statement is \(\frac{5}{12}\) X \(\frac{12}{5}\) = 1.

Explanation:

Lets take the missing number as x, \(\frac{5}{12}\) X x = 1,

therefore when \(\frac{5}{12}\) goes other side it becomes

reciprocal, So x= 1 X \(\frac{12}{5}\), The statement is

\(\frac{5}{12}\) X \(\frac{12}{5}\) = 1.

Question 48.

The statement is 3 X \(\frac{1}{3}\) = 1.

Explanation:

Lets take the missing number as x, 3 X x = 1,therefore

when 3 goes other side it becomes reciprocal as

\(\frac{1}{3}\), So x= 1 X \(\frac{1}{3}\),

The statement is 3 X \(\frac{1}{3}\) = 1.

Question 49.

7 ÷ \(\frac{1}{8}\) = 56

Explanation:

Lets take the missing number as x, So 7 ÷ x = 56 , x = 7÷56 =

7 X \(\frac{1}{56}\)\(\frac{7}{56}\) as both goes in 7,

7 X 1 = 7, 7 X 8 = 56,(1,8) = \(\frac{1}{8}\),

x =\(\frac{1}{8}\), The statement is 7 ÷ \(\frac{1}{8}\) = 56.

**REASONING**

**Without ﬁnding the quotient, copy and complete the statement using <, >, or =. Explain your reasoning.**

Question 50.

Is <

\(\frac{7}{9}\) ÷ 5 < \(\frac{7}{9}\)

Explanation:

L.H.S is \(\frac{7}{9}\) ÷ 5 and R.H.S is \(\frac{7}{9}\)

when compared both sides we have \(\frac{7}{9}\) and

L.H.S is still 1 divided by 5 so it becomes less than R.H.S 1.

So \(\frac{7}{9}\) ÷ 5 < \(\frac{7}{9}\).

Question 51.

Is =

\(\frac{3}{7}\) ÷ 1 = \(\frac{3}{7}\)

Explanation:

L.H.S is \(\frac{3}{7}\) ÷ 1 and R.H.S is \(\frac{3}{7}\)

when compared both sides we have \(\frac{3}{7}\) and

L.H.S is still 1 divided by 1 so it becomes equal to R.H.S 1.

So \(\frac{3}{7}\) ÷ 1 < \(\frac{3}{7}\).

Question 52.

Is >

8 ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\) > 8

Explanation:

L.H.S is 8 ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\) and R.H.S is 8 when compared

both sides we have 8 and L.H.S is still 3 divided by 4 so it becomes

1 ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\) ,we write reciprocal of \(\frac{3}{4}\) as

\(\frac{4}{3}\) ,1 X \(\frac{4}{3}\) now numerator is

greater than denominator, we get 1 whole plus number in L.H.S,

as L.H.S is greater than R.H.S 1. So 8 ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\) > 8.

Question 53.

Is >

\(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{7}{8}\) > \(\frac{5}{6}\)

Explanation:

L.H.S is \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{7}{8}\) and

R.H.S is \(\frac{5}{6}\) when compared both sides we

have \(\frac{5}{6}\) and L.H.S is still 7 divided by 8 so it

becomes 1 ÷ \(\frac{7}{8}\) we write reciprocal of

\(\frac{7}{8}\) as \(\frac{8}{7}\)= 1 X \(\frac{8}{7}\)

now numerator is greater than denominator, so we get 1 whole plus

number in L.H.S as L.H.S is greater than R.H.S 1.

So \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{7}{8}\) > \(\frac{5}{6}\).

**ORDER OF OPERATIONS**

**Evaluate the expression. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 54.

= \(\frac{1}{6}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ 6 ÷ 6, first

we write as multiplication as \(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ (6 X \(\frac{1}{6}\)) = \(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ 1 = \(\frac{1}{6}\).

Question 55.

= \(\frac{1}{144}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{7}{12}\) ÷ 14 ÷ 6,14

and 6 becomes reciprocals and multiplied as \(\frac{7}{12}\) X

\(\frac{1}{14}\) X \(\frac{1}{6}\)

= \(\frac{7 X 1 X 1 }{12 X 14 X 6 }\) = \(\frac{7}{1008}\),

we now further simplify as both goes in 7, 7 X 1 = 7, 7 X 144 = 1008,

(1, 144) = \(\frac{1}{144}\).

Question 56.

\(\frac{3}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{9}{10}\) = \(\frac{7}{6}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{3}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷

\(\frac{9}{10}\) ,\(\frac{4}{7}\),\(\frac{9}{10}\)

becomes reciprocals and been multipled as = \(\frac{3}{5}\) X

\(\frac{7}{4}\) X \(\frac{10}{9}\)=

\(\frac{3 X 7 X 10}{5 X 4 X 9}\) = \(\frac{210}{180}\)

we can further simplify as both goes in 30,

30 X 7 = 210, 30 X 6 = 180,(7,6) = \(\frac{7}{6}\),therefore

\(\frac{3}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{9}{10}\) =

\(\frac{7}{6}\).

Question 57.

= 4

Explanation:

Given expression as 4 ÷ \(\frac{8}{9}\) – \(\frac{1}{2}\) ,

first we calculate 4 ÷ \(\frac{8}{9}\) we write \(\frac{8}{9}\)

as reciprocal \(\frac{9}{8}\) and multiply with 4 as

4 X \(\frac{9}{8}\) = \(\frac{4 x 9}{8}\) =

\(\frac{36}{8}\) we simplifies as both goes in 4 as 4 X 9 = 36,

4 x 2 = 8, (9,2) = \(\frac{9}{2}\) now we subtract \(\frac{1}{2}\)

as both denominators are 2 we subtract numerators as (9 -1)= 8,

we get \(\frac{8}{2}\) = 4.

Question 58.

= 2

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{3}{4}\) + \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷

\(\frac{2}{3}\), first we calculate \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷

\(\frac{2}{3}\) we write \(\frac{2}{3}\) reciprocal and

multiply as \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{3}{2}\) =

\(\frac{5 X 3}{6 X 2}\) =\(\frac{15}{12}\)

we simplify further as both goes in 3, 3 X 5 = 15, 3 X 4 = 12, (5,4)=

\(\frac{5}{4}\) now we add with \(\frac{3}{4}\) ,

\(\frac{3}{4}\) + \(\frac{5}{4}\) as both have same

denominator we add numerators as 3 + 5 = 8 and write as

\(\frac{8}{4}\) as both goes in 4,we get 2.

Therefore \(\frac{3}{4}\) + \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷

\(\frac{2}{3}\) = 2.

Question 59.

= \(\frac{5}{6}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{7}{8}\) – \(\frac{3}{8}\) ÷ 9 ,

first we calculate \(\frac{3}{8}\) ÷ 9,now we write 9 reciprocal and multiply as \(\frac{3}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{9}\) = \(\frac{3 X 1}{8 X 9}\) =\(\frac{3}{72}\) we can simplify as both goes in 3,

3 X 1 =3, 3 X 24 =72, (1,24) = \(\frac{1}{24}\) now we subtract from

\(\frac{7}{8}\) – \(\frac{1}{24}\) as we need both

to have same denominators 24 we multiply \(\frac{7}{8}\) X

\(\frac{3}{3}\) = \(\frac{7 X 3}{8 X 3}\) =\(\frac{21}{24}\),

Now \(\frac{21}{24}\) – \(\frac{1}{24}\)

as both have same 24 denominators now we can subtract

numerators as 21 – 1 = 20 and write as \(\frac{20}{24}\)

as both goes in 4, 4 X 5 = 20, 4 X 6 = 24, (5, 6) = \(\frac{5}{6}\),

Therefore \(\frac{7}{8}\) – \(\frac{3}{8}\) ÷ 9 = \(\frac{5}{6}\).

Question 60.

= 4 \(\frac{7}{8}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{9}{16}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\) X

\(\frac{2}{13}\), first we calculate \(\frac{3}{4}\) X

\(\frac{2}{13}\) = \(\frac{3 X 2}{4 X 13}\) = \(\frac{6}{52}\)

we can simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 3 =6, 2 X 26 = 52, (3, 26) =

\(\frac{3}{26}\) now \(\frac{9}{16}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{26}\)

we write reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{9}{16}\) X

\(\frac{26}{3}\) = \(\frac{9 x 26}{16 X 3}\) =

\(\frac{234}{48}\) as both can go in 6, 6 X 39 = 234

and 6 X 8 = 48, (39,8) = \(\frac{234}{48}\) = \(\frac{39}{8}\)

as numerator is greater than denominator we can write as (4 X 8 + 7 by 8) =

4\(\frac{7}{8}\).

Question 61.

= \(\frac{1}{10}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{3}{14}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷

\(\frac{6}{7}\), We write \(\frac{6}{7}\) as

reciprocal \(\frac{7}{6}\) and multiply as \(\frac{3}{14}\)

X \(\frac{2}{5}\) X \(\frac{7}{6}\)=

\(\frac{3 X 2 X 7}{14 X 5 X 6}\) = \(\frac{42}{420}\)

as both goes in 42, 42 X 1= 42 and 42 X 10 = 420, (1, 10) =

\(\frac{1}{10}\), therefore \(\frac{3}{14}\) X

\(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{6}{7}\) = \(\frac{1}{10}\).

Question 62.

= \(\frac{2}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{10}{27}\) X (\(\frac{3}{8}\) ÷

\(\frac{5}{24}\)), first we calculate \(\frac{3}{8}\) ÷

\(\frac{5}{24}\), we write \(\frac{5}{24}\) reciprocal

as \(\frac{24}{5}\) and multiply as \(\frac{3}{8}\) X

\(\frac{24}{5}\) = \(\frac{3 X 24}{8 X 5}\) = \(\frac{72}{40}\),

we can simplify as both goes in 8 as 8 x 9 = 72 and

8 X 5 = 40, (9,5) = \(\frac{9}{5}\), now we multiply

\(\frac{10}{27}\) X \(\frac{9}{5}\) =

\(\frac{10 X 9}{27 X 5}\) = \(\frac{90}{135}\)

we can further simplify as both goes in 45, 45 X 2 = 90,

45 x 3 = 135, (2, 3) = \(\frac{2}{3}\).

Question 63.

**NUMBER SENSE**

When is the reciprocal of a fraction a whole number? Explain.

When the simpliﬁed fraction has a 1 in the numerator,

The reciprocal will have a 1 in the denominator. We get a whole number

Explanation:

When the simpliﬁed fraction has a 1 in the numerator,

The reciprocal will have a 1 in the denominator.

Example : If we have numerator as 1 in the simplified fraction like

\(\frac{1}{7}\) then the reciprocal becomes \(\frac{7}{1}\)

so the reciprocal will have a 1 in the denominator and becomes 7,

So we get a whole number.

Question 64.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

You use \(\frac{1}{8}\) of your battery for every

\(\frac{2}{5}\) of an hour that you video chat.

You use \(\frac{3}{4}\) of your battery video chatting.

How long did you video chat?

I had video chat for 2\(\frac{2}{5}\) hours

Explanation:

If I use \(\frac{1}{8}\) of my battery for every

\(\frac{2}{5}\) of an hour of video chat, then I

use \(\frac{1}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{5}\) =

\(\frac{1}{8}\) X \(\frac{5}{2}\) =

\(\frac{1 x 5}{2 X 16}\) = \(\frac{5}{16}\) of

my battery per hour of video chat. If I use \(\frac{3}{4}\) of

my battery for video chatting, I used for \(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷

\(\frac{5}{16}\) now \(\frac{3}{4}\) X

\(\frac{16}{5}\)=\(\frac{3 X 16}{4 x 5}\) =

\(\frac{48}{20}\) on further simplification as

both goes in 4 we get 4 X 12 =48, 4 X 5 = 20, (12,5)=

\(\frac{12}{5}\) as numerator is greater

we write as ( 2 X 5 + 2 by 5) = 2\(\frac{2}{5}\) hours.

Therefore I had video chat for 2\(\frac{2}{5}\) hours.

Question 65.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

The table shows the portions of a family budget that are spent on several expenses.

a. How many times more is the expense for housing than for automobiles?

b. How many times more is the expense for food than for recreation?

c. The expense for automobile fuel is \(\frac{1}{60}\) of the total expenses.

What portion of the automobile expense is spent on fuel?

a. 6 times more is the expense for housing than for automobiles,

b. 17\(\frac{7}{9}\) times more is the expense for

food than for recreation,

c. \(\frac{1}{4}\) portion of the automobile

expense is spent on fuel.

Explanation:

a. Given we have Portions of Budget for housing is \(\frac{2}{5}\)

and for automobiles as \(\frac{1}{15}\), So the expense

for housing than for automobiles is \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷

\(\frac{1}{15}\) we write \(\frac{1}{15}\)

as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{2}{5}\) X \(\frac{15}{1}\) =

\(\frac{2 X 15}{5 X 1}\) = \(\frac{30}{5}\)

we can simplify as both goes in 5 , 5 X 6 = 30, 5 X 1 = 5,

(6,1),\(\frac{30}{5}\) = 6, therefore 6 times more is

the expense for housing than for automobiles.

b. Given we have Portions of Budget for food is \(\frac{4}{9}\)

and for recreation is \(\frac{1}{40}\), So the expense for

food than for recreation is \(\frac{4}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{40}\)

we write \(\frac{1}{40}\) as reciprocal and multiply

\(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{40}{1}\) = \(\frac{4 X 40}{9 X 1}\) = \(\frac{160}{9}\) as numerator is greater than

denominator we write as (17 X 9 + 7 by 9) =

17\(\frac{7}{9}\), therefore 17\(\frac{7}{9}\)

times more is the expense for food than for recreation.

c. Given the expense for automobile fuel is \(\frac{1}{60}\)

of the total expenses.

So the portion of the automobile expense spent on fuel is

\(\frac{1}{60}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{15}\)

we write \(\frac{1}{15}\) as reciprocal and

multiply \(\frac{1}{60}\) X \(\frac{15}{1}\) =

\(\frac{1 X 15}{60 X 1}\) = \(\frac{15}{60}\)

we can simplify further as both goes in 15, 15 X 1 = 15, 15 X 4 = 60,

(1, 4) = \(\frac{1}{4}\), therefore \(\frac{1}{4}\)

portion of the automobile expense is spent on fuel.

Question 66.

**CRITICAL THINKING**

A bottle of juice is \(\frac{2}{3}\) full. The bottle contains

\(\frac{4}{5}\) of a cup of juice.

a. Write a division expression that represents the capacity of the bottle.

b. Write a related multiplication expression that represents the

capacity of the bottle.

c. Explain how you can use the diagram to verify the expression in part(b).

d. Find the capacity of the bottle.

a. \(\frac{4}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\) represents the

capacity of the bottle,

b. \(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{3}{2}\) is the expression

that represents the capacity of the bottle.

c.

d. The capacity of the bottle is \(\frac{6}{5}\) cups of juice.

Explanation:

a. Given a bottle of juice is \(\frac{2}{3}\) full and bottle

contains \(\frac{4}{5}\) of a cup of juice, So the division

expression that represents the capacity of bottle is

\(\frac{4}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\) .

b. Given a bottle of juice is \(\frac{2}{3}\) full and

bottle contains \(\frac{4}{5}\) of a cup of juice,

So the multiplication expression that represents the capacity of

bottle is we write \(\frac{2}{3}\) as reciprocal \(\frac{3}{2}\)

and multiply \(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{3}{2}\).

c. We can use the diagram as \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{4}{5}\)

and each part in blue represents half of \(\frac{4}{5}\) =

\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) =

\(\frac{1 X 4}{2 X 5}\) = \(\frac{4}{10}\) =

\(\frac{2}{5}\) each part so total parts are 3 X \(\frac{2}{5}\) =

\(\frac{6}{5}\), as shown in the figure, Now we solve with part (b)

as the multiplication expression that represents the capacity of bottle is

\(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{3}{2}\),we solve

\(\frac{4 X 3}{5 X 2}\) = \(\frac{12}{10}\)

we further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 6 = 12, 2 X 5 = 10,(6,5),

\(\frac{6}{5}\). So by using the diagram we got same results

as \(\frac{6}{5}\) cups of juice is the total capacity of the

bottle so our expression in part(b) is verified.

d. The capacity of the bottle is \(\frac{4}{5}\) X

\(\frac{3}{2}\),we solve \(\frac{4 X 3}{5 X 2}\) =

\(\frac{12}{10}\) we further simplify as both goes in 2,

2 X 6 = 12, 2 X 5 = 10,(6,5),\(\frac{6}{5}\) cups of juice.

Question 67.

**DIG DEEPER!**

You have 6 pints of glaze. It takes \(\frac{7}{8}\) of a pint to

glaze a bowl and \(\frac{9}{16}\) of a pint to glaze a plate.

a. How many bowls can you completely glaze? How many plates

can you completely glaze?

b. You want to glaze 5 bowls, and then use the rest for plates.

How many plates can you completely glaze? How much glaze will be left over?

c. How many of each object can you completely glaze so

that there is no glaze left over? Explain how you found your answer.

a. 6 bowls I can completely glaze, 10 plates I can completely glaze,

b. 2 plates , \(\frac{1}{2}\) is left over,

c. 3 bowls and 6 plates,

Explanation:

Given 6 pints of glaze, It takes \(\frac{7}{8}\) of a pint to glaze

a bowl so number of bowls I can completely glaze are

6 ÷ \(\frac{7}{8}\) , we write reciprocal of \(\frac{7}{8}\)

and multiply as 6 X \(\frac{8}{7}\) = \(\frac{6 X 8}{1 X 7}\) =

\(\frac{48}{7}\), as numerator is greater we write as

(6 X 7 + 6 by 7) So \(\frac{48}{7}\) =

6\(\frac{6}{7}\)≈ 6, so 6 bowls I can completely glaze.

It takes \(\frac{9}{16}\) of a pint to glaze a plate so

number of bowls I can completely glaze are 6 ÷ \(\frac{9}{16}\) ,

we write reciprocal of \(\frac{9}{16}\) and multiply as

6 X \(\frac{16}{9}\) = \(\frac{6 X 16}{1 X 9}\) =

\(\frac{96}{9}\) as numerator is greater we write as

( 10 X 9 + 6 by 9) = 10\(\frac{6}{9}\) ≈ 10, so 10 plates

I can completely glaze.

b. So to glaze 5 bowls from 6 pints of glaze it will take,

as we know for 1 bowl it is \(\frac{7}{8}\) of a pint to glaze,

for 5 bowls it is 5 X \(\frac{7}{8}\) = \(\frac{5 X 7}{8}\) =

\(\frac{35}{8}\) pints to glaze so we use from 6 pints of glaze,

Question 68.

**REASONING**

A water tank is \(\frac{1}{8}\) full. The tank is

\(\frac{3}{4}\) full when 42 gallons of water are added to the tank.

a. How much water can the tank hold?

b. How much water was originally in the tank?

c. How much water is in the tank when it is \(\frac{1}{2}\) full?

a. The tank can hold 67.2 gallons of water,

b. 8.4 gallons of water was originally in the tank,

c. 33.6 gallons of water is in the tank when it is \(\frac{1}{2}\) full.

Explanation:

Given a water tank is \(\frac{1}{8}\) full. The tank is

\(\frac{3}{4}\) full when 42 gallons of water are

added to the tank. Since the tank started at \(\frac{1}{8}\)

full and reached \(\frac{3}{4}\) full , To find 1 tank full we

have the difference is \(\frac{3}{4}\) – \(\frac{1}{8}\) =

42 gallons, So first we make denominators common we

multiply and divide by 2 to \(\frac{3}{4}\) =

\(\frac{6}{8}\) now we subtract as

\(\frac{6}{8}\) – \(\frac{1}{8}\) = 42;

as denominators are same we minus numerators (6-1)= 5

making \(\frac{5}{8}\) = 42,therefore 1 tank full is

42 X \(\frac{8}{5}\) = \(\frac{336}{8}\) = 67.2 gallons of water.

b. Initially we had \(\frac{1}{8}\) full of water

means we had 67.2 X \(\frac{1}{8}\) = 8.4 gallons

of water was originally in the tank,

c. Water in the tank when it is \(\frac{1}{2}\) full is

67.2 X \(\frac{1}{2}\) = \(\frac{67.2}{2}\) =

33.6 gallons of water is in the tank when it is \(\frac{1}{2}\) full.

### Lesson 2.3 Dividing Mixed Numbers

**EXPLORATION 1**

**Dividing Mixed Numbers**

**Work with a partner. Write a real-life problem that represents each division expression described. Then solve each problem using a model. Check your answers.**

a. How many three-fourths are in four and one-half?

b. How many three-eighths are in two and one-fourth?

c. How many one and one-halves are in six?

d. How many seven-sixths are in three and one-third?

e. How many one and one-ﬁfths are in ﬁve?

f. How many three and one-halves are in two and one-half?

g. How many four and one-halves are in one and one-half?

a. You have four and one-half of rice, you feed three-fourth to each person,

So how many persons you can feed .

There are six, three-fourths in four and one-half.

b. You have two and one-forth bottles of orange juice in that you

added three -eights cups of water, So how much water is there in

two and one-fourth.

There are six, three-eighths are in two and one-fourth

c. You have 6 meter rope in that how many pieces of one-halves meters

length ropes you can make.

There are four, one and one-halves are in six

d. You have three and one-third packets of balloons in that

seven sixth are green color balloons, So how many green balloons are there.

There are \(\frac{20}{7}\) or 2\(\frac{6}{7}\),

seven-sixths are in three and one-third

e. I have 5 books in which I have completed reading of

one and one fifths of books, So how much portions of book

readings I have completed.

There are 4\(\frac{1}{6}\) – one and one-ﬁfths are in ﬁve

f. I have two and one half of bowls of sweet, I used three and

one halves cups of milk to prepare sweet, How many cups of

three and one halves are there in two and one half of bowls of sweet,

There are \(\frac{5}{7}\)– three and one-halves

are in two and one-half

g. I have one and one-half bag of apples with me,

I gave four and one-halves portion to my friends,

How many four and one halves portions are there in one and half bag.

There are \(\frac{1}{3}\) – four and one-halves are in one and one-half

Explanation:

a. Three-fourths in four and one-half are 4\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷

\(\frac{3}{4}\) = 4\(\frac{1}{2}\) = (4 X 2 + 1 by 2)

= \(\frac{9}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\) =

now we write \(\frac{3}{4}\) as reciprocal and

multiply \(\frac{9}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{3}\) =

\(\frac{9 X 4}{2 X 3}\) = \(\frac{36}{6}\)

as both goes in 6 we get 6 X 6 = 36 and 6 X 1= 6,(6,1),

so \(\frac{36}{6}\) = 6, there are six,

three-fourths in four and one-half.

b. Three-eighths in two and one-fourth are 2\(\frac{1}{4}\)

÷ \(\frac{3}{8}\) = 2\(\frac{1}{4}\) =

(2 X 4 + 1 by 4) = \(\frac{9}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{8}\) =

now we write \(\frac{3}{8}\) as reciprocal and multiply

\(\frac{9}{4}\) X \(\frac{8}{3}\) =

\(\frac{9 X 8}{4 X 3}\) = \(\frac{72}{12}\)

as both goes in 12 we get 12 X 6 = 72 and 12 X 1= 12,(6,1),

so \(\frac{72}{12}\) = 6,there are six,

three-eighths are in two and one-fourth.

c. One and one-halves are in six are 6 ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{2}\),

first we write \(\frac{1}{2}\) as (1 x 2 + 1 by 2) =

\(\frac{3}{2}\) now we write reciprocal as \(\frac{2}{3}\)

and multiply with 6 as 6 X \(\frac{2}{3}\) =

\(\frac{6 X 2}{1 X 3}\) =\(\frac{12}{3}\) = 4,

there are 4, one and one-halves are in six.

d. Seven-sixths are in three and one-third are 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) ÷

\(\frac{7}{6}\) , First we write mixed fraction in

fraction as (3 X 3 + 1 by 3) = \(\frac{10}{3}\) now we

write reciprocal and multiply as \(\frac{10}{3}\) X

\(\frac{6}{7}\) =\(\frac{10 X 6}{3 X 7}\) =

\(\frac{60}{21}\) as both goes in 3,3 X 20 = 60, 3 X 7 = 21,

(20,7) = \(\frac{20}{7}\) as numerator is greater

we can write as (2 X 7 + 6 by 7)=2 \(\frac{6}{7}\)

there are 2 \(\frac{6}{7}\)– seven-sixths are

in three and one-third .

e. One and one-ﬁfths in ﬁve are 5 ÷1\(\frac{1}{5}\)

first we write mixed fraction as (1 X 5 +1 by 5) =

\(\frac{6}{5}\) now we write reciprocal and

multiply 5 X \(\frac{5}{6}\) =

\(\frac{5 X 5}{6}\) =\(\frac{25}{6}\)

as numerator is greater we can write as (4 X 6 + 1 by 6) =

4\(\frac{1}{6}\) there are 4\(\frac{1}{6}\) –

one and one-ﬁfths in ﬁve.

f. Three and one-halves are in two and one-half are

2\(\frac{1}{2}\)÷ 3\(\frac{1}{2}\)

first we write 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) as (2 X 2 + 1 by 2) =

\(\frac{5}{2}\) and 3\(\frac{1}{2}\)

as (3 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{7}{2}\).

Now \(\frac{5}{2}\) ÷\(\frac{7}{2}\),

We write reciprocal and multiply as \(\frac{5}{2}\) X

\(\frac{2}{7}\) = \(\frac{5 X 2}{2 X 7}\) =

\(\frac{5}{7}\) there are \(\frac{5}{7}\)

– three and one-halves are in two and one-half.

g. Four and one-halves are in one and one-half are

1\(\frac{1}{2}\)÷ 4\(\frac{1}{2}\)

first we write 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) as (1 X 2 + 1 by 2) =

\(\frac{3}{2}\) and 4\(\frac{1}{2}\)

as (4 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{9}{2}\).

Now \(\frac{3}{2}\) ÷\(\frac{9}{2}\),

We write reciprocal and multiply as \(\frac{3}{2}\) X

\(\frac{2}{9}\) = \(\frac{3 X 2}{2 X 9}\) =

\(\frac{6}{18}\) as both goes in 6 we get 6 x 1= 6,

6 X 3= 18, (1,3) = \(\frac{1}{3}\) there are

\(\frac{1}{3}\) – four and one-halves are in one and one-half.

**2.3 Lesson**

**Key Idea**

**Dividing Mixed Numbers**

Write each mixed number as an improper fraction.

Then divide as you would with proper fractions.

**Try It**

**Divide. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 1.

= 11

Explanation:

Given expression as 3\(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{3}\),

first we write mixed fraction as (3 X 3 + 2 by 3) = \(\frac{11}{3}\) ÷

\(\frac{1}{3}\), we write \(\frac{1}{3}\) reciprocal

as \(\frac{3}{1}\) and multiply as \(\frac{11}{3}\) X

\(\frac{3}{1}\) = \(\frac{11 X 3}{3 X 1}\) =

\(\frac{11}{1}\) = 11.

Question 2.

= \(\frac{15}{7}\) or 2\(\frac{1}{7}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as 1\(\frac{3}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\),

first we write mixed fraction as (1 X 7 + 3 by 7) = \(\frac{10}{7}\) ÷

\(\frac{2}{3}\), we write \(\frac{2}{3}\) reciprocal

as \(\frac{3}{2}\) and multiply as \(\frac{10}{7}\) X

\(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{10 X 3}{7 X 2}\) =

\(\frac{30}{14}\), as both goes in 2, 2 X 15 = 30, 2 X 7 = 14,

(15,7) = \(\frac{15}{7}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (2 X 7 + 1 by 7), so \(\frac{15}{7}\)= 2\(\frac{1}{7}\).

Question 3.

= \(\frac{26}{9}\) or 2\(\frac{8}{9}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as 2\(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\),

first we write mixed fraction as (2 X 6 + 1 by 6) = \(\frac{13}{6}\) ÷

\(\frac{3}{4}\), we write \(\frac{3}{4}\) reciprocal

as \(\frac{4}{3}\) and multiply as \(\frac{13}{6}\) X

\(\frac{4}{3}\) = \(\frac{13 X 4}{6 X 3}\) =

\(\frac{52}{18}\), as both goes in 2, 2 X 26 = 52,

2 X 9 = 18, (26,9) = \(\frac{26}{9}\) as numerator is

greater we write as (2 X 9 + 8 by 9),

so \(\frac{26}{9}\)= 2\(\frac{8}{9}\).

Question 4.

= \(\frac{13}{4}\) or 3\(\frac{1}{4}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as 6\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 2, first

we write mixed fraction as (6 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{13}{2}\) ÷ 2,

we write 2 reciprocal as \(\frac{1}{2}\) and multiply as

\(\frac{13}{2}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) =

\(\frac{13 X 1}{2 X 2}\) = \(\frac{13}{4}\),

as numerator is greater we write as (3 X 4 + 1 by 4),

so \(\frac{13}{4}\)= 3\(\frac{1}{4}\).

Question 5.

= 4

Explanation:

Given expressions as 10\(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{2}{3}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions as 10\(\frac{2}{3}\)

= (10 X 3 + 2 by 3) = \(\frac{32}{3}\) and 2\(\frac{2}{3}\)

= (2 X 3 + 2 by 3) = \(\frac{8}{3}\),

Now we write as we write \(\frac{32}{3}\) ÷

\(\frac{8}{3}\)now reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{8}{3}\)

as \(\frac{3}{8}\) and multiply as \(\frac{32}{3}\) X

\(\frac{3}{8}\) = \(\frac{32 X 3}{3 X 8}\) =

\(\frac{96}{24}\), we can further simplify as both goes in 24,

24 X 4 = 96 and 24 X 1 = 24, (4,1)= 4.Therefore 10\(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷

2\(\frac{2}{3}\) = 4.

Question 6.

= \(\frac{11}{2}\) or 5\(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 8\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{2}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions as 8\(\frac{1}{4}\) =

(8 X 4 + 1 by 4) = \(\frac{33}{4}\) and 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) =

(1 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{3}{2}\), Now we write

\(\frac{33}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{2}\) now reciprocal of

the fraction \(\frac{3}{2}\) as \(\frac{2}{3}\) and

multiply as \(\frac{33}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) =

\(\frac{33 X 2}{4 X 3}\) = \(\frac{66}{12}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 6, 6 X 11 = 66 and 6 X 2 = 12,

(11,2)=\(\frac{11}{2}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (5 X 2 + 1 by 2) = 5\(\frac{1}{2}\).

Therefore 8\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{2}\) =

\(\frac{11}{2}\) or 5\(\frac{1}{2}\).

Question 7.

= \(\frac{12}{7}\) or 1\(\frac{5}{7}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 3 ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{2}\),First we write

mixed fractions into fractions as 1\(\frac{3}{4}\) =

(1 x 4 + 3 by 4) = \(\frac{7}{4}\) now 3 ÷ \(\frac{7}{4}\)

now reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{7}{4}\) as

\(\frac{4}{7}\) and multiply as 3 X \(\frac{4}{7}\) =

\(\frac{3 X 4}{7}\) = \(\frac{12}{7}\)

as numerator is greater we write as (1 X 7 + 5 by 7) = 1\(\frac{5}{7}\).

Therefore 3 ÷ 1\(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{12}{7}\) or 1\(\frac{5}{7}\).

Question 8.

= \(\frac{3}{10}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{2}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions as 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) =

(2 x 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{5}{2}\) now \(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷

\(\frac{5}{2}\) now reciprocal of the fraction

\(\frac{5}{2}\) as \(\frac{2}{5}\) and multiply as

\(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\) =

\(\frac{3 X 2}{4 X 5}\) = \(\frac{6}{20}\)

as both goes in 2, 2 X 3 = 6, 2 X 10= 20, (3,10)= \(\frac{3}{10}\).

Therefore \(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) = \(\frac{3}{10}\).

**Try It**

**Evaluate the expression. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 9.

= \(\frac{65}{8}\) = 8\(\frac{1}{8}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as (1\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{6}\)) –

\(\frac{7}{8}\) ,First we write mixed fractions into fractions as

1\(\frac{1}{2}\) = (1 x 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{3}{2}\)

now \(\frac{3}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{6}\) now reciprocal

of the fraction \(\frac{1}{6}\) as 6 and multiply as

\(\frac{3}{2}\) X 6 = \(\frac{3 X 6}{2 X 1}\) =

\(\frac{18}{2}\) as both goes in 2, 2 X 9 = 18, 2 X 1= 2, (9,1)=9.

Now 9 – \(\frac{7}{8}\) =(9 X 8 – 7 by 8) = \(\frac{65}{8}\)

as numerator is greater we write as (8 X 8 + 1 by 8) = \(\frac{65}{8}\) =

8\(\frac{1}{8}\). Therefore (1\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{6}\)) –

\(\frac{7}{8}\) = \(\frac{65}{8}\) = 8\(\frac{1}{8}\).

Question 10.

= \(\frac{44}{9}\) = 4\(\frac{8}{9}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as (3\(\frac{1}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{6}\)) +

\(\frac{8}{9}\) ,First we write mixed fractions into fractions as

3\(\frac{1}{3}\) = (3 x 3 + 1 by 3) = \(\frac{10}{3}\)

now \(\frac{10}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{6}\) now reciprocal

of the fraction \(\frac{5}{6}\) as \(\frac{6}{5}\) and multiply as

\(\frac{10}{3}\) X \(\frac{6}{5}\) = \(\frac{10 X 6}{3 X 5}\) =

\(\frac{60}{15}\) as both goes in 15, 15 X 4 = 60, 15 X 1= 15, (4,1)=4.

Now 4 + \(\frac{8}{9}\) =(4 X 9 + 8 by 9) = \(\frac{44}{9}\)

as numerator is greater we write as (4 X 9 + 8 by 9) = \(\frac{44}{9}\) =

4\(\frac{8}{9}\). Therefore (3\(\frac{1}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{6}\)) +

\(\frac{8}{9}\) = \(\frac{44}{9}\) = 4\(\frac{8}{9}\).

Question 11.

= \(\frac{8}{5}\) = 1\(\frac{3}{5}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{2}{5}\) + 2\(\frac{4}{5}\) ÷ 2,

First we write mixed fractions into fractions as

2\(\frac{4}{5}\) = (2 x 5 + 4 by 5) = \(\frac{14}{5}\)

now \(\frac{2}{5}\) + \(\frac{14}{5}\) as denominators

are same we add numerators as 2 + 14 and write as \(\frac{16}{5}\),

now we divide with 2, \(\frac{16}{5}\) ÷ 2, we write 2 as

reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{16}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) =

\(\frac{16 X 1}{5 X 2}\) = \(\frac{16}{10}\) as both goes

in 2, 2 x 8 = 16, 2 X 5 = 10, (8,5) = \(\frac{8}{5}\) as numerator is

greater we write as (1 X 5 + 3 by 5) = 1\(\frac{3}{5}\) ,Therefore

\(\frac{2}{5}\) + 2\(\frac{4}{5}\) ÷ 2 =

\(\frac{8}{5}\) = 1\(\frac{3}{5}\) .

Question 12.

= \(\frac{1}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{2}{3}\) – (1\(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ 4\(\frac{5}{7})\),First we write mixed fractions into fractions as

1\(\frac{4}{7}\) = (1 X 7 + 4 by 7) = \(\frac{11}{7}\) and

4\(\frac{5}{7}\) = (4 X 7 + 5 by 7) = \(\frac{33}{7}\),

Now first we divide \(\frac{11}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{33}{7}\) =

we write \(\frac{33}{7}\) as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{7}{33}\) ,

\(\frac{11}{7}\) X \(\frac{7}{33}\) = \(\frac{11 X 7}{7 X 33}\) =

\(\frac{77}{231}\) as both goes in 77, 77 X 1= 77, 77 X 3 = 231,(1,3),

\(\frac{1}{3}\) now we subtract from \(\frac{2}{3}\) – \(\frac{1}{3}\)

as denominators are same we subtract from numerators as

(2-1) we get \(\frac{1}{3}\), Therefore \(\frac{2}{3}\) – (1\(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ 4\(\frac{5}{7})\) = \(\frac{1}{3}\).

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**EVALUATING EXPRESSIONS**

**Evaluate the expression. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 13.

= \(\frac{224}{28}\) = 8.

Explanation:

Given expressions as 4\(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{7}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions 4\(\frac{4}{7}\) as

(4 X 7 + 4 by 7) = \(\frac{32}{7}\), Now \(\frac{4}{7}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{7}{4}\) as

\(\frac{32}{7}\) X \(\frac{7}{4}\) = \(\frac{32 X 7}{7 X 4}\)=

\(\frac{224}{28}\) as both goes in 28, 28 X 8 = 224,

28 X 1 = 28, (8,1) = 8, therefore 4\(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{7}\)=

\(\frac{224}{28}\) = 8.

Question 14.

= \(\frac{2}{21}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 5\(\frac{1}{4}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions 5\(\frac{1}{4}\) as

(5 X 4 + 1 by 4) = \(\frac{21}{4}\) we write as reciprocal and

multiply \(\frac{4}{21}\) as \(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{21}\) =

\(\frac{1 X 4}{2 X 21}\) = \(\frac{4}{42}\) as both goes in

2, 2 X 2 = 4, 2 X 21 = 42, (2, 21) = \(\frac{2}{21}\), therefore

\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 5\(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{2}{21}\).

Question 15.

= \(\frac{19}{4}\) = 4\(\frac{3}{4}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{3}{4}\) + (6\(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷

1\(\frac{3}{5}\)), First we write mixed fractions into fractions as

6\(\frac{2}{5}\) = (6 X 5 + 2 by 5) = \(\frac{32}{5}\) and

1\(\frac{3}{5}\) = (1 X 5 + 3 by 5) = \(\frac{8}{5}\),

we write reciprocal \(\frac{5}{8}\) and multiply \(\frac{32}{5}\) X \(\frac{5}{8}\) = \(\frac{32 X 5}{5 X 8}\) = \(\frac{160}{40}\)

as both goes in 40 as 40 X 4 = 160, 40 X 1 = 40, (4,1), \(\frac{160}{40}\) =4,

Now \(\frac{3}{4}\) + 4 = ( 3 + 4 X 4 by 4 ) = \(\frac{19}{4}\),

as numerator is greater we write as ( 4 X 4 + 3 by 4) = 4\(\frac{3}{4}\),

therefore \(\frac{3}{4}\) + (6\(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷

1\(\frac{3}{5}\)) = \(\frac{19}{4}\) = 4\(\frac{3}{4}\).

Question 16.

**NUMBER SENSE**

Is 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{4}\) the same as 1\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{2}\)? Use models to justify your answer.

No,Is 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{4}\) is not the same as

1\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{4}\) and

1\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) first we write mixed fractions,

into fractions 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) = (2 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{5}{2}\),

1\(\frac{1}{4}\) = (1 X 4 + 1 by 4) = \(\frac{5}{4}\), now

write as reciprocal as \(\frac{4}{5}\), now we multiply as

\(\frac{5}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{5 x 4}{2 X 5}\) =

\(\frac{20}{10}\) as both goes in 10, 10 X 2 = 20, 10 X 1= 10,(2,1)=2.

Now 1\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) we write mixed fractions,

into fractions 1\(\frac{1}{4}\) = (1 X 4 + 1 by 4) = \(\frac{5}{4}\),

2\(\frac{1}{2}\) = (2 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{5}{2}\), now

write as reciprocal as \(\frac{2}{5}\), now we multiply as

\(\frac{5}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{5 x 2}{4 X 5}\) =

\(\frac{10}{20}\) = as both goes in 10, 10 X 1 = 10, 10 X 2 = 20, (1,2) =

\(\frac{1}{2}\), therefore 2 ≠ \(\frac{1}{2}\) So no,

2\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{4}\) is not the same as

1\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{2}\).

Question 17.

**DIFFERENT WORDS, SAME QUESTION**

Which is different? Find “both” answers.

d. Different one is What is \(\frac{1}{8}\) of 5 \(\frac{1}{2}\) =

5\(\frac{1}{2}\) multiplied by \(\frac{1}{8}\).

All 3 results are in whole only \(\frac{1}{8}\) of 5 \(\frac{1}{2}\)

is in fraction. So it is different from other 3 ones.

Explanation:

We calculate first 5\(\frac{1}{2}\) = (5 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{11}{2}\)

a. As what is 5\(\frac{1}{2}\) divided by \(\frac{1}{8}\) means

5\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{8}\),

\(\frac{11}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{8}\),

we write reciprocal and multiply as

\(\frac{11}{2}\) X 8 = \(\frac{88}{2}\) = 44.

b. What is quotient of 5\(\frac{1}{2}\) and \(\frac{1}{8}\) means

5\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{8}\),

\(\frac{11}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{8}\),

we write reciprocal and multiply as

\(\frac{11}{2}\) X 8 = \(\frac{88}{2}\) = 44.

c. What is 5\(\frac{1}{2}\) times of 8 means

5\(\frac{1}{2}\) X 8= \(\frac{88}{2}\) = 44.

d. What is \(\frac{1}{8}\) of 5\(\frac{1}{2}\) means

5\(\frac{1}{2}\) X \(\frac{1}{8}\),

\(\frac{11}{2}\) X \(\frac{1}{8}\) = \(\frac{11}{16}\)=0.6875,

So only different one is d. What is \(\frac{1}{8}\) of 5 \(\frac{1}{2}\)

value is different from the other 3.

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Question 18.

A water cooler contains 160 cups of water. During practice, each person on a team ﬁlls a water bottle with 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) cups of water from the cooler. Is there enough water for all 45 people on the team to ﬁll their water bottles? Explain.

150 cups of water is required for 45 people and cooler contains

160 cups of water, therefore we have sufficient enough water

for all 45 people on the team to ﬁll their water bottles.

Explanation:

Given a water cooler contains 160 cups of water, During practice,

each person on a team ﬁlls a water bottle with 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) cups

of water from the cooler. To find is there enough water for all

45 people on the team to ﬁll their water bottles we calculate as

45 persons X 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) =

first we write mixed fraction as fraction 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) =

(3 X 3 +1 by 3) = \(\frac{10}{3}\) now we multiply as

45 X \(\frac{10}{3}\) = \(\frac{450}{3}\) as both

goes in 3, 3 X 150 = 450,3 x 1= 3, (150,1) so \(\frac{450}{3}\)= 150 cups

of water is required for 45 people and cooler contains 160 cups of water,

therefore we have sufficient enough water for all 45 people on the team to

ﬁll their water bottles.

Question 19.

A cyclist is 7\(\frac{3}{4}\) kilometers from the ﬁnish line of a race. The cyclist rides at a rate of 25\(\frac{5}{6}\) kilometers per hour. How many minutes will it take the cyclist to ﬁnish the race?

It will take 18 minutes for the cyclist to ﬁnish the race,

Explanation:

Given a cyclist is 7\(\frac{3}{4}\) kilometers from the ﬁnish line of a race,

The cyclist rides at a rate of 25\(\frac{5}{6}\) kilometers per hour,

means we write as 25\(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ 7\(\frac{3}{4}\)

first we write mixed fractions in fractions as 25\(\frac{5}{6}\) =

(25 X 6 + 5 by 6) = \(\frac{155}{6}\) now 7\(\frac{3}{4}\) =

(7 X 4 + 3 by 4) = \(\frac{31}{4}\) now reciprocal of \(\frac{31}{4}\) =

\(\frac{4}{31}\) and multiply as \(\frac{155}{6}\) X \(\frac{4}{31}\)=

\(\frac{155 X 4}{6 X 31}\) = \(\frac{620}{186}\) kilometers

in an hour. Now we convert into minutes as \(\frac{186 X 60}{620}\) =

\(\frac{11160}{620}\) as both goes in 620, 620 X 18 = 11160, 620 X 1 = 620,

\(\frac{11160}{620}\) = 18 minutes.Therefore it will take

18 minutes for the cyclist to ﬁnish the race.

### Dividing Mixed Numbers Homework & Practice 2.3

**Review & Refresh**

Divide. Write the answer in simplest form.

Question 1.

= \(\frac{7}{8}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{1}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{7}\)

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{1}{7}\) as

\(\frac{7}{1}\) and multiply as \(\frac{1}{8}\) X

\(\frac{7}{1}\) = \(\frac{1 X 7}{8 X 1}\) =

\(\frac{7}{8}\), Therefore \(\frac{1}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{7}\) = \(\frac{7}{8}\).

Question 2.

= \(\frac{7}{6}\) or 1\(\frac{1}{6}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{7}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\)

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{3}\) as

\(\frac{3}{2}\) and multiply as \(\frac{7}{9}\) X

\(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{7 X 3}{9 X 2}\) =

\(\frac{21}{18}\) as both goes in 3, 3 X 7 =21, 3 X 6 = 18,(7,6)=

\(\frac{7}{6}\) as numerator is greater we write as (1 X 6 + 1 by 6)=

1\(\frac{1}{6}\). Therefore \(\frac{7}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{7}{6}\) or 1\(\frac{1}{6}\).

Question 3.

= \(\frac{1}{12}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ 10

we write reciprocal for 10 as \(\frac{1}{10}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{1}{10}\) =

\(\frac{5 X 1}{6 X 10}\) = \(\frac{5}{60}\) as both goes in 5,

5 X 1 = 5, 5 X 12 = 60 ,(1,12) = \(\frac{1}{12}\),

Therefore \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ 10 = \(\frac{1}{12}\).

Question 4.

= 32

Explanation:

Given expression as 12 ÷ \(\frac{3}{8}\), we write reciprocal

for \(\frac{3}{8}\) as \(\frac{8}{3}\) and multiply as

12 X \(\frac{8}{3}\) = \(\frac{12 X 8}{1 X 3}\) = \(\frac{96}{3}\),

as both goes in 3, 3 X 32 = 96, 3 X 1 = 3, (32,1), So \(\frac{96}{3}\) = 32,

Therefore 12 ÷ \(\frac{3}{8}\) = 32.

**Find the LCM of the numbers.**

Question 5.

8, 14

The LCM of 8, 14 is 56

Explanation:

The prime factorization of 8 is 2 X 2 X 2,

The prime factorization of 14 is 2 X 7,

Eliminate the duplicate factors of the two lists,

(we have 2 in common both ),then multiply them once

with the remaining factors of the lists to get

LCM(8, 14) = 2 X 2 X 2 X 7 = 56.

Question 6.

9, 11, 12

The LCM of 9, 11, 12 is 396

Explanation:

The factors of 9 is 3 X 3,

The factors of 11 is 11,

The factors of 12 is 3 X 4

Eliminate the duplicate factors of the two lists,

(we have 3 in common),then multiply them once

with the remaining factors of the lists to get

LCM(9, 11, 12) = 3 X 3 X 11 X 4 = 396.

Question 7.

12, 27, 30

The LCM of 12, 27, 30 is 540

Explanation:

The factors of 12 is 3 X 4 = 3 X 2 X 2

The factors of 27 is 3 X 9 = 3 X 3 X 3,

The factors of 30 is 3 X 10 = 3 X 2 X 5

Eliminate the duplicate factors of the two lists,

(we have 2, 3 in common),then multiply them once

with the remaining factors of the lists to get

LCM(12, 27, 30) = 2 X 3 X 9 X 10 = 540.

**Find the volume of the rectangular prism.**

Question 8.

The volume of the rectangular prism is 96 mt^{3}

Explanation:

Given length as 4 m, width as 3 m and height as 8 m,

we know the volume of the rectangular prism is

length X width X height = 4 X 3 X 8 = 96, Therefore

the volume of the rectangular prism is 96 mt^{3}.

Question 9.

The volume of the rectangular prism is 70 in^{3}

Explanation:

Given length as 5 in, width as 2 in and height as 7 in,

we know the volume of the rectangular prism is

length X width X height = 5 X 2 X 7 = 70, Therefore

the volume of the rectangular prism is 70 in^{3}.

Question 10.

The volume of the rectangular prism is 240 yd^{3}

Explanation:

Given length as 10 yd, width as 8 yd and height as 3 yd,

we know the volume of the rectangular prism is

length X width X height = 10 X 8 X 3 = 240, Therefore

the volume of the rectangular prism is 240 yd^{3}.

Question 11.

Which number is not a prime factor of 286?

A. 2

B. 7

C. 11

D. 13

B. 7 is not a prime factor of 286,

Explanation:

286 is a composite number.

Prime factorization of 286 = 2 x 11 x 13 and

Factors of 286 are 1, 2, 11, 13, 22, 26, 143, 286.

Therefore 7 is not a prime factor of 286.

**Concepts, Skills, & Problem Solving**

**CHOOSE TOOLS**

**Write a real-life problem that represents the division expression described. Then solve the problem using a model. Check your answer algebraically.** (See Exploration 1, p. 61.)

Question 12.

How many two-thirds are in three and one-third?

I have three and one- third rose flowers I have, I distributed among

two-thirds children, how man children are there?

Five, two-thirds are in three and one-third

Explanation:

Given to find two-thirds are in three and one-third means

3\(\frac{1}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\), First we write

mixed fraction as ( 3 X 3 + 1 by 3) = \(\frac{10}{3}\)÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\)

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{3}\)

as \(\frac{3}{2}\) and multiply \(\frac{10}{3}\) X

\(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{10 X 3}{3 X 2}\)= \(\frac{30}{6}\)

as both goes in 6 as 6 X 5 = 30, 6 X 1= 6,(5, 1), \(\frac{30}{6}\) = 5.

Question 13.

How many one and one-sixths are in ﬁve and ﬁve-sixths?

A golden statue is ﬁve and ﬁve-sixths tall and a silver statue is

one and one-sixths tall, How many times is the golden statue

taller than silver statue.

Five, one and one-sixths are in ﬁve and ﬁve-sixths

Explanation:

Given to find one and one-sixths are in ﬁve and ﬁve-sixths means

5\(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{6}\), First we write

5\(\frac{5}{6}\) mixed fraction as ( 5 X 6 + 5 by 6) = \(\frac{35}{6}\)

and 1\(\frac{1}{6}\) mixed fraction as (1 X 6 + 1 by 6)= \(\frac{7}{6}\).

Now \(\frac{35}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{7}{6}\) we write reciprocal

of the fraction \(\frac{7}{6}\) as \(\frac{6}{7}\) and multiply

\(\frac{35}{6}\) X \(\frac{6}{7}\)= \(\frac{35 X 6}{6 X 7}\)= \(\frac{210}{42}\) as both goes in 42 as 42 X 5 = 210, 42 X 1= 42,(5, 1),

\(\frac{210}{42}\) = 5.

Question 14.

How many two and one-halves are in eight and three-fourths?

I have eight and three-fourths of pens with me, My friend

has two and one-halves pens with him, How many more pens

do I have more than my friend.

\(\frac{7}{2}\) or 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) two and one-halves

are in eight and three-fourths

Explanation:

Given to find two and one-halves are in eight and three-fourths means

8\(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{2}\), First we write

8\(\frac{3}{4}\) mixed fraction as ( 8 X 4 + 3 by 4) = \(\frac{35}{4}\)

and 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) mixed fraction as (2 X 2 + 1 by 2)= \(\frac{5}{2}\).

Now \(\frac{35}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{2}\) we write reciprocal

of the fraction \(\frac{5}{2}\) as \(\frac{2}{5}\) and multiply

\(\frac{35}{4}\) X \(\frac{2}{5}\)= \(\frac{35 X 2}{4 X 5}\)= \(\frac{70}{20}\) as both goes in 10 as 10 X 7 = 70, 10 X 2= 20,(7, 2),

\(\frac{70}{20}\) = \(\frac{7}{2}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (3 X 2 + 1 by 2) = 3\(\frac{1}{2}\).

**DIVIDING WITH MIXED NUMBERS**

**Divide. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 15.

= 3

Explanation:

Given expressions as 2\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 2\(\frac{1}{4}\) as

(2 X 4 + 1 by 4) = \(\frac{9}{4}\), Now \(\frac{3}{4}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{4}{3}\) as

\(\frac{9}{4}\) X \(\frac{4}{3}\) = \(\frac{9 X 4}{4 X 3}\)=

\(\frac{36}{12}\) as both goes in 12, 12 X 3 = 36,

12 X 1 = 12, (3, 1) = 3, therefore 2\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\)=

\(\frac{36}{12}\) = 3.

Question 16.

= \(\frac{19}{2}\) = 9\(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 3\(\frac{4}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{5}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 3\(\frac{4}{5}\) as

(3 X 5 + 4 by 5) = \(\frac{19}{5}\), Now \(\frac{2}{5}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{5}{2}\) as

\(\frac{19}{5}\) X \(\frac{5}{2}\) = \(\frac{19 X 5}{5 X 2}\)=

\(\frac{95}{10}\) as both goes in 5, 5 X 19 = 95,

5 X 2 = 10, (19, 2) = \(\frac{19}{2}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (9 X 2 + 1 by 2)= 9\(\frac{1}{2}\).

Therefore 3\(\frac{4}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{5}\) = \(\frac{19}{2}\) = 9\(\frac{1}{2}\).

Question 17.

= \(\frac{39}{4}\) = 9\(\frac{3}{4}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 8\(\frac{1}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{6}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 8\(\frac{1}{8}\) as

(8 X 8 + 1 by 8) = \(\frac{65}{8}\), Now \(\frac{5}{6}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{6}{5}\) as

\(\frac{65}{8}\) X \(\frac{6}{5}\) = \(\frac{65 X 6}{8 X 5}\) =

\(\frac{390}{40}\) as both goes in 10, 10 X 39 = 390,

10 X 4 = 40, (39, 4) = \(\frac{39}{4}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (9 X 4 + 3 by 4)= 9\(\frac{3}{4}\).

Therefore 8\(\frac{1}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{6}\) = \(\frac{39}{4}\) = 9\(\frac{3}{4}\).

Question 18.

= \(\frac{119}{9}\) = 13\(\frac{2}{9}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 7\(\frac{5}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{7}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 7\(\frac{5}{9}\) as

(7 X 9 + 5 by 9) = \(\frac{68}{9}\), Now \(\frac{4}{7}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{7}{4}\) as

\(\frac{68}{9}\) X \(\frac{7}{4}\) = \(\frac{68 X 7}{9 X 4}\) =

\(\frac{476}{36}\) as both goes in 4, 4 X 119 = 476,

4 X 9 = 36, (119, 9) = \(\frac{119}{9}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (13 X 9 + 2 by 9)= 13\(\frac{2}{9}\).

Therefore 7\(\frac{5}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{7}\) = \(\frac{119}{9}\) = 13\(\frac{2}{9}\).

Question 19.

= \(\frac{75}{19}\) = 3\(\frac{18}{19}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 7\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{9}{10}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions 7\(\frac{1}{2}\) as

(7 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{15}{2}\), 1\(\frac{9}{10}\)=

(1 x 10 + 9 by 10) = \(\frac{19}{10}\),Now \(\frac{19}{10}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{10}{19}\) as

\(\frac{15}{2}\) X \(\frac{10}{19}\) = \(\frac{15 X 10}{2 X 19}\) =

\(\frac{150}{38}\) as both goes in 2, 2 X 75 = 150,

2 X 19 = 38, (75, 19) = \(\frac{75}{19}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (3 X 19 + 18 by 9)= 3\(\frac{18}{19}\).

Therefore 7\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{9}{10}\) = \(\frac{75}{19}\) = 3\(\frac{18}{19}\).

Question 20.

= \(\frac{9}{5}\) = 1\(\frac{4}{5}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 3\(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{12}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions 3\(\frac{3}{4}\) as

(3 X 4 + 3 by 4) = \(\frac{15}{4}\), 2\(\frac{1}{12}\)=

(2 x 12 + 1 by 12) = \(\frac{25}{12}\),Now \(\frac{25}{12}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{12}{25}\) as

\(\frac{15}{4}\) X \(\frac{12}{25}\) = \(\frac{15 X 12}{4 X 25}\) =

\(\frac{180}{100}\) as both goes in 20, 20 X 9 = 180,

20 X 5 = 100, (9, 5) = \(\frac{9}{5}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (1 X 5 + 4 by 5)= 1\(\frac{4}{5}\).

Therefore 3\(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{12}\) = \(\frac{9}{5}\) = 1\(\frac{4}{5}\).

Question 21.

= \(\frac{9}{10}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 7\(\frac{1}{5}\) ÷ 8,

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 7\(\frac{1}{5}\) as

(7 X 5 + 1 by 5) = \(\frac{36}{5}\),Now 8 we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{1}{8}\) as

\(\frac{36}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{8}\) = \(\frac{36 X 1}{5 X 8}\) =

\(\frac{36}{40}\) as both goes in 4, 4 X 9 = 36,

4 X 10 = 40, (9, 10) = \(\frac{9}{10}\).

Therefore 7\(\frac{1}{5}\) ÷ 8 = \(\frac{9}{10}\).

Question 22.

= \(\frac{4}{7}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 8\(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ 15,

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 8\(\frac{4}{7}\) as

(8 X 7 + 4 by 7) = \(\frac{60}{7}\),Now 15 we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{1}{15}\) as

\(\frac{60}{7}\) X \(\frac{1}{15}\) = \(\frac{60 X 1}{7 X 15}\) =

\(\frac{60}{105}\) as both goes in 15, 15 X 4 = 60,

15 X 7 = 105, (4, 7) = \(\frac{4}{7}\).

Therefore 8\(\frac{4}{7}\) ÷ 15 = \(\frac{4}{7}\).

Question 23.

= \(\frac{25}{2}\) = 12\(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 8\(\frac{1}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 8\(\frac{1}{3}\) as

(8 X 3 + 1 by 3) = \(\frac{25}{3}\),Now \(\frac{2}{3}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{3}{2}\) as

\(\frac{25}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{25 X 3}{3 X 2}\) =

\(\frac{75}{6}\) as both goes in 3, 3 X 25 = 75,

3 X 2 = 6, (25, 2) = \(\frac{25}{2}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (12 X 2 + 1 by 2)= 12\(\frac{1}{2}\).

Therefore 8\(\frac{1}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{25}{2}\) = 12\(\frac{1}{2}\).

Question 24.

= 11

Explanation:

Given expressions as 9\(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{6}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 9\(\frac{1}{6}\) as

(9 X 6 + 1 by 6) = \(\frac{55}{6}\),Now \(\frac{5}{6}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{6}{5}\) as

\(\frac{55}{6}\) X \(\frac{6}{5}\) = \(\frac{55 X 6}{6 X 5}\) =

\(\frac{330}{30}\) as both goes in 30, 30 X 11 = 330,

3 X 1 = 30, (11, 1) = \(\frac{330}{30}\) = 11,

Therefore 9\(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{6}\) = 11.

Question 25.

= \(\frac{6}{5}\) = 1\(\frac{1}{5}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 13 ÷ 10\(\frac{5}{6}\)

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 10\(\frac{5}{6}\) as

(10 X 6 + 5 by 6) = \(\frac{65}{6}\),Now \(\frac{65}{6}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{6}{65}\) as

13 X \(\frac{6}{65}\) = \(\frac{13 X 6}{1 X 65}\) =

\(\frac{78}{65}\) as both goes in 13, 13 X 6 = 78,

13 X 5 = 65, (6, 5) = \(\frac{6}{5}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (1 X 5 + 1 by 5)= 1\(\frac{1}{5}\).

Therefore 13 ÷ 10\(\frac{5}{6}\) = \(\frac{6}{5}\) = 1\(\frac{1}{5}\).

Question 26.

= \(\frac{33}{16}\) = 2\(\frac{1}{16}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 12 ÷ 5\(\frac{9}{11}\)

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 5\(\frac{9}{11}\) as

(5 X 11 + 9 by 11) = \(\frac{64}{11}\),Now \(\frac{65}{11}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{11}{64}\) as

12 X \(\frac{11}{64}\) = \(\frac{12 X 11}{1 X 64}\) =

\(\frac{132}{64}\) as both goes in 4, 4 X 33 = 132,

4 X 16 = 64, (33, 16) = \(\frac{33}{16}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (2 X 16 + 1 by 16)= 2\(\frac{1}{16}\).

Therefore 12 ÷ 5\(\frac{9}{11}\) = \(\frac{33}{16}\) = 2\(\frac{1}{16}\).

Question 27.

= \(\frac{2}{7}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{7}{8}\) ÷ 3\(\frac{1}{16}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 3\(\frac{1}{16}\) as

(3 X 16 + 1 by 16) = \(\frac{49}{16}\),Now \(\frac{49}{16}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{16}{49}\) as

\(\frac{7}{8}\) X \(\frac{16}{49}\) = \(\frac{7 X 16}{8 X 49}\) =

\(\frac{112}{392}\) as both goes in 56, 56 X 2 = 112,

56 X 7 = 392, (2, 7) = \(\frac{2}{7}\),

Therefore \(\frac{7}{8}\) ÷ 3\(\frac{1}{16}\) = \(\frac{2}{7}\).

Question 28.

= \(\frac{10}{33}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{4}{9}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{7}{15}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 1\(\frac{7}{15}\) as

(1 X 15 + 7 by 15) = \(\frac{22}{15}\),Now \(\frac{22}{15}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{15}{22}\) as

\(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{15}{22}\) = \(\frac{4 X 15}{9 X 22}\) =

\(\frac{60}{198}\) as both goes in 6, 6 X 10 = 60,

6 X 33 = 198, (10, 33) = \(\frac{10}{33}\), therefore

\(\frac{4}{9}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{7}{15}\) = \(\frac{10}{33}\).

Question 29.

= \(\frac{23}{18}\) or 1\(\frac{5}{18}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 4\(\frac{5}{16}\) ÷ 3\(\frac{3}{8}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions as 4\(\frac{5}{16}\) =

(4 X 16 + 5 by 16) = \(\frac{69}{16}\) and 3\(\frac{3}{8}\) =

(3 X 8 + 3 by 8) = \(\frac{27}{8}\), Now we write

\(\frac{69}{16}\) ÷ \(\frac{27}{8}\) now reciprocal of

the fraction \(\frac{27}{8}\) as \(\frac{8}{27}\) and

multiply as \(\frac{69}{16}\) X \(\frac{8}{27}\) =

\(\frac{69 X 8}{16 X 27}\) = \(\frac{552}{432}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 24, 24 X 23 = 552 and 24 X 18 = 432,

(23,18)=\(\frac{23}{18}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (1 X 18 + 5 by 18) = 1\(\frac{5}{18}\).

Therefore 4\(\frac{5}{16}\) ÷ 3\(\frac{3}{8}\) = \(\frac{23}{18}\) or 1\(\frac{5}{18}\).

Question 30.

= \(\frac{16}{15}\) or 1\(\frac{1}{15}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 6\(\frac{2}{9}\) ÷ 5\(\frac{5}{9}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions as 6\(\frac{2}{9}\) =

(6 X 9 + 2 by 9) = \(\frac{56}{9}\) and 5\(\frac{5}{6}\) =

(5 X 6 + 5 by 6) = \(\frac{35}{6}\), Now we write

\(\frac{56}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{35}{6}\) now reciprocal of

the fraction \(\frac{35}{6}\) as \(\frac{6}{35}\) and

multiply as \(\frac{56}{9}\) X \(\frac{6}{35}\) =

\(\frac{56 X 6}{9 X 35}\) = \(\frac{336}{315}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 21, 21 X 16 = 336 and 21 X 15 = 315,

(16,15)=\(\frac{16}{15}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (1 X 15 + 1 by 15) = 1\(\frac{1}{15}\), therefore

6\(\frac{2}{9}\) ÷ 5\(\frac{5}{9}\) = \(\frac{16}{15}\) or 1\(\frac{1}{15}\).

Question 31.

**YOU BE THE TEACHER**

Your friend ﬁnds the quotient of 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) and 1\(\frac{2}{3}\). Is your friend correct? Explain your reasoning.

No, Friend is in correct, As 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{2}{3}\) =

\(\frac{21}{10}\) or 2\(\frac{1}{10}\) ≠ 8\(\frac{3}{4}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions are 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{2}{3}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions as 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) =

(3 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{7}{2}\) and 1\(\frac{2}{3}\) =

(1 X 3 + 2 by 3) = \(\frac{5}{3}\), Now we write

\(\frac{7}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{3}\) now reciprocal of

the fraction \(\frac{5}{3}\) as \(\frac{3}{5}\) and

multiply as \(\frac{7}{2}\) X \(\frac{3}{5}\) =

\(\frac{7 X 3}{2 X 5}\) = \(\frac{21}{10}\),

as numerator is greater we write as (2 X 10 + 1 by 10) = 2\(\frac{1}{10}\), therefore

3\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{21}{10}\) or

2\(\frac{1}{10}\) ≠ 8\(\frac{3}{4}\) so friend is incorrect.

Question 32.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

A platinum nugget weighs 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) ounces. How many \(\frac{1}{4}\) ounce pieces can be cut from the nugget?

14 pieces of \(\frac{1}{4}\) ounce can be cut from the nugget

which weighs 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) ounces

Explanation:

Given a platinum nugget weighs 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) ounces,

number of pieces of \(\frac{1}{4}\) ounce pieces can be

cut from the nugget are 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{4}\) =

First we write mixed fraction into fraction as 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) =

(3 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{7}{2}\), Now

\(\frac{7}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{4}\) now reciprocal of

the fraction \(\frac{1}{4}\) as \(\frac{4}{1}\) and

multiply as \(\frac{7}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{1}\) =

\(\frac{7 X 4}{2 X 1}\) = \(\frac{28}{2}\),we can further simplify

as both goes in 2, 2 X 14 = 28 and 2 X 1 = 2, (14,1)= 14, therefore

14 pieces of \(\frac{1}{4}\) ounce can be cut from the nugget

which weighs 3\(\frac{1}{2}\) ounces.

**ORDER OF OPERATIONS**

**Evaluate the expression. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 33.

= 3

Explanation:

Given expression as (3 ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{5}\))+ \(\frac{1}{2}\)

First we write mixed fraction into fraction as 1\(\frac{1}{5}\) =

(1 X 5 + 1 by 5) = \(\frac{6}{5}\) Now we calculate first

3 ÷ \(\frac{6}{5}\) now reciprocal of

the fraction \(\frac{6}{5}\) as \(\frac{5}{6}\) and

multiply as 3 X \(\frac{5}{6}\) =

\(\frac{3 X 5}{1 X 6}\) = \(\frac{15}{6}\),as both goes in 3,

3 X 5 = 15 and 3 X 2 = 6, (5,2)= \(\frac{5}{2}\), now we add with

\(\frac{1}{2}\), \(\frac{5}{2}\) + \(\frac{1}{2}\) as

both have same denominators we add numerators as (5 + 1) and write as

\(\frac{6}{2}\) now as both goes in 2, 2 X 3 = 6, 2 X 1 = 2, (3,1) = 3,

therefore (3 ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{5}\))+ \(\frac{1}{2}\) = 3.

Question 34.

= \(\frac{5}{3}\) = 1\(\frac{2}{3}\)

Given expression as (4\(\frac{2}{3}\) – 1\(\frac{1}{3}\)) ÷ 2

First we write mixed fractions into fractions as 4\(\frac{2}{3}\) =

(4 X 3 + 2 by 3) = \(\frac{14}{3}\) and 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) =

(1 X 3 + 1 by 3) = \(\frac{4}{3}\), Now first we calculate

\(\frac{14}{3}\) – \(\frac{4}{3}\) as denominators are same

numerators become (14 – 4 ) = 10, we get \(\frac{10}{3}\)

now \(\frac{10}{3}\) ÷ 2 we write 2

as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{10}{3}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) =

\(\frac{10 X 1}{3 X 2}\) = \(\frac{10}{6}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 5 = 10 and 2 X 3 = 6,

(5,3)=\(\frac{5}{3}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (1 X 3 + 2 by 3) = 1\(\frac{2}{3}\), therefore

(4\(\frac{2}{3}\) – 1\(\frac{1}{3}\)) ÷ 2 = \(\frac{5}{3}\) or 1\(\frac{2}{3}\).

Question 35.

= 3

Explanation

Given expression as \(\frac{2}{5}\) + (2\(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{6}\)) First we write mixed fraction into fraction as 2\(\frac{1}{6}\) =

(2 X 6 + 1 by 6) = \(\frac{13}{6}\),Now first we calculate

\(\frac{13}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{6}\) we write \(\frac{5}{6}\)

as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{13}{6}\) X \(\frac{6}{5}\) =

\(\frac{13 X 6}{6 X 5}\) = \(\frac{78}{30}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 6, 6 X 13 = 78 and 6 X 5 = 30,

(13,5)=\(\frac{13}{5}\), Now we add as

\(\frac{2}{5}\) + \(\frac{13}{5}\) as both have same denominators we add numerators and write as \(\frac{15}{5}\), now as both goes in 5,

5 X 3= 15, 5 X 1 = 5, (3, 1) = 3, therefore \(\frac{2}{5}\) +

(2\(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{6}\)) = 3.

Question 36.

= \(\frac{4}{3}\) or 1\(\frac{1}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as (5\(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ 3\(\frac{3}{4}\)) – \(\frac{2}{9}\),First we write mixed fractions into fractions as 5\(\frac{5}{6}\) =

(5 X 6 + 5 by 6) = \(\frac{35}{6}\) and 3\(\frac{3}{4}\)=

(3 X 4 + 3 by 4) = \(\frac{15}{4}\). Now first we calculate

\(\frac{35}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{15}{4}\) we write \(\frac{15}{4}\)

as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{35}{6}\) X \(\frac{4}{15}\) =

\(\frac{35 X 4}{6 X 15}\) = \(\frac{140}{90}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 10, 10 X 14 = 140 and 10 X 9 = 90,

(14,9)=\(\frac{14}{9}\), Now we subtract as \(\frac{14}{9}\) – \(\frac{2}{9}\) as both have same denominators are same we subtract numerators and write as

\(\frac{12}{9}\) now as both goes in 3,

3 X 4= 12, 3 X 3 = 9, (4, 3) = \(\frac{4}{3}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (1 X 3 + 1 by 3), Therefore (5\(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ 3\(\frac{3}{4}\)) – \(\frac{2}{9}\) = \(\frac{4}{3}\) or 1\(\frac{1}{3}\).

Question 37.

= \(\frac{165}{26}\) or 6\(\frac{9}{26}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as 6\(\frac{1}{2}\) – (\(\frac{7}{8}\) ÷ 5\(\frac{11}{16}\)), First we write mixed fraction into fraction as 5\(\frac{11}{16}\) =

(5 X 16 + 11 by 16) = \(\frac{91}{16}\), Now first we calculate

\(\frac{7}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{91}{16}\), we write \(\frac{91}{16}\)

as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{7}{8}\) X \(\frac{16}{91}\) =

\(\frac{7 X 16}{8 X 91}\) = \(\frac{112}{728}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 28, 28 X 4 = 112 and 28 X 26 = 728,

(4,26)=\(\frac{4}{26}\), We write mixed fraction into fraction of 6\(\frac{1}{2}\) as (6 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{13}{2}\) Now we subtract as \(\frac{13}{2}\) – \(\frac{4}{26}\) as both should have same denominator we multiply numerator and denominator by 13 for \(\frac{13}{2}\) X \(\frac{13}{13}\) =

\(\frac{13 X 13}{2 X 13}\) = \(\frac{169}{26}\) now we subtract as

\(\frac{169}{26}\) – \(\frac{4}{26}\)as denominators are same we

subtract numerators (169 – 4 ) and write as \(\frac{165}{26}\),

as numerator is greater we write as (6 X 26 + 9 by 26) = 6\(\frac{9}{26}\).

Therefore 6\(\frac{1}{2}\) – (\(\frac{7}{8}\) ÷ 5\(\frac{11}{16}\)) =

\(\frac{165}{26}\) or 6\(\frac{9}{26}\).

Question 38.

= \(\frac{11}{10}\) or 1\(\frac{1}{10}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as 9\(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ (5 + 3\(\frac{1}{3}\)),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction for 3\(\frac{1}{3}\) as

(3 X 3 + 1 by 3) = \(\frac{10}{3}\), Now first we calculate

5 + \(\frac{10}{3}\) as (5 X 3 +10 by 3) = \(\frac{25}{3}\),

We write mixed fraction into fraction of 9\(\frac{1}{6}\)

as (9 X 6 + 1 by 6) = \(\frac{55}{6}\) now we divide with \(\frac{25}{3}\),

now we write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{55}{6}\) X \(\frac{3}{25}\) =

\(\frac{55 X 3}{6 X 25}\) = \(\frac{165}{150}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 15, 15 X 11 = 165 and 15 X 10 = 150,

(11,10)=\(\frac{11}{10}\), as numerator is greater we write as

(1 X 10 + 1 by 10) = 1\(\frac{1}{10}\). Therefore 9\(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷

(5 + 3\(\frac{1}{3}\)) = \(\frac{11}{10}\) or 1\(\frac{1}{

10}\).

Question 39.

= \(\frac{66}{5}\) or 13\(\frac{1}{5}\)

Given expression as 3\(\frac{3}{5}\) + (4\(\frac{4}{15}\) ÷

\(\frac{4}{9}\)), First we write mixed fraction into fraction

for 4\(\frac{4}{15}\) as

(4 X 15 + 4 by 15) = \(\frac{64}{15}\), Now first we calculate

\(\frac{64}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{9}\)now we write as reciprocal

and multiply \(\frac{64}{15}\) X \(\frac{9}{4}\) =

\(\frac{64 X 9}{15 X 4}\) = \(\frac{576}{60}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 12, 12 X 48 = 576 and 12 X 5 = 60,

(48, 5)=\(\frac{48}{5}\), we write mixed fraction into fraction for

3\(\frac{3}{5}\) as (3 X 5 + 3 by 5) = \(\frac{18}{5}\)

Now \(\frac{18}{5}\) + \(\frac{48}{5}\) as both have

same denominators we add numerators and write as \(\frac{66}{5}\)

as numerator is greater we write as (13 X 5 + 1 by 5) = 13\(\frac{1}{5}\).

Therefore 3\(\frac{3}{5}\) + (4\(\frac{4}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{9}\)) =

\(\frac{66}{5}\) or 13\(\frac{1}{5}\).

Question 40.

= \(\frac{7}{54}\)

Given expression as (\(\frac{3}{5}\) X \(\frac{7}{12}\)) ÷

2\(\frac{7}{10}\), First we multiply \(\frac{3}{5}\) X

\(\frac{7}{12}\) = \(\frac{3 X 7}{5 X 12}\) = \(\frac{21}{60}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 3, 3 X 7 = 21 and 3 X 20 = 60,

(7, 20)=\(\frac{7}{20}\), Now we have \(\frac{7}{20}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{7}{10}\), we write mixed fraction into fraction for 2\(\frac{7}{10}\) as

(2 X 10 + 7 by 10) = \(\frac{27}{10}\) now we write reciprocal

and multiply \(\frac{7}{20}\) X \(\frac{10}{27}\) =

\(\frac{7 X 10}{20 X 27}\) = \(\frac{70}{540}\) as both goes in 10,

10 X 7 = 70 and 10 X 54 = 540, (7,54) = \(\frac{7}{54}\), Therefore

(\(\frac{3}{5}\) X \(\frac{7}{12}\)) ÷ 2\(\frac{7}{10}\) = \(\frac{7}{54}\).

Question 41.

= \(\frac{10}{3}\) or 3\(\frac{1}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as (4\(\frac{3}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\)) X \(\frac{4}{7}\), First we write mixed fraction into fraction for 4\(\frac{3}{8}\) as

(4 X 8 + 3 by 8) = \(\frac{35}{8}\), now we divide with \(\frac{3}{4}\),

now we write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{35}{8}\) X \(\frac{4}{3}\) =

\(\frac{35 X 4}{8 X 3}\) = \(\frac{140}{24}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 4, 4 X 35 = 140 and 4 X 6 = 24,

(35,6)=\(\frac{35}{6}\), now we multiply with \(\frac{35}{6}\) X \(\frac{4}{7}\) = \(\frac{35 X 4}{6 X 7}\) = \(\frac{140}{42}\),

as both goes in 14, 14 X 10 = 140, 14 X 3 = 42, (10, 3) = \(\frac{10}{3}\),

as numerator is greater we write (3 X 3 + 1 by 3) = 3\(\frac{1}{3}\),

therefore (4\(\frac{3}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\)) X \(\frac{4}{7}\) =

\(\frac{10}{3}\) or 3\(\frac{1}{3}\).

Question 42.

= \(\frac{25}{2}\) = 12\(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as (1\(\frac{9}{11}\) X 4\(\frac{7}{12}\)) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\), First we write mixed fraction into fraction for 1\(\frac{9}{11}\) as

(1 X 11 + 9 by 11) = \(\frac{20}{11}\) and 4\(\frac{7}{12}\) as

(4 X 12 + 7 by 12) = \(\frac{55}{12}\) now we calculate first

\(\frac{20}{11}\) X \(\frac{55}{12}\) = \(\frac{20 X 55}{11 X 12}\) =

\(\frac{1100}{132}\) we further simply as both goes in 44,

44 X 25 = 1100, 44 X 3 = 132, (25, 3) = \(\frac{25}{3}\),

Now we calculate as \(\frac{25}{3}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\)

now we write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{25}{3}\) X \(\frac{3}{2}\) =

\(\frac{25 X 3}{3 X 2}\) = \(\frac{75}{6}\), as both goes in 3,

3 X 25 = 75, 3 X 2 = 6, (25, 2) = \(\frac{25}{2}\)

as numerator is greater we write (12 X 2 + 1 by 2) = 12\(\frac{1}{2}\),

therefore (1\(\frac{9}{11}\) X 4\(\frac{7}{12}\)) ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\) =

\(\frac{25}{2}\) = 12\(\frac{1}{2}\).

Question 43.

= \(\frac{7}{108}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as 3\(\frac{4}{15}\) ÷ (8 X 6\(\frac{3}{10}\)),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction for 6\(\frac{3}{10}\) as

(6 X 10 + 3 by 10) = \(\frac{63}{10}\) now we calculate first

8 X \(\frac{63}{10}\) = \(\frac{8 X 63}{10}\) =

\(\frac{504}{10}\) we further simply as both goes in 2,

2 X 252 = 504, 2 X 5 = 10, (252, 5) = \(\frac{252}{5}\),

Now 3\(\frac{4}{15}\) = ( 3 X 15 + 4 by 15) = \(\frac{49}{15}\)

Now we calculate as \(\frac{49}{15}\) ÷ \(\frac{252}{5}\)

now we write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{49}{15}\) X \(\frac{5}{252}\) =

\(\frac{49 X 5}{15 X 252}\) = \(\frac{245}{3780}\), as both goes in 35,

35 X 7 = 245, 35 X 108 = 3780, (7, 108) = \(\frac{7}{108}\).

Therefore 3\(\frac{4}{15}\) ÷ (8 X 6\(\frac{3}{10}\)) = \(\frac{7}{108}\).

Question 44.

= \(\frac{11}{35}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as 2\(\frac{5}{14}\) ÷ (2\(\frac{5}{8}\) X

1\(\frac{3}{7}\)),First we write mixed fraction into fraction

for 2\(\frac{5}{8}\) as

(2 X 8 + 5 by 8) = \(\frac{21}{8}\) and 1\(\frac{3}{7}\) =

(1 X 7 + 3 by 7) = \(\frac{10}{7}\) now we calculate first

\(\frac{21}{8}\) X \(\frac{10}{7}\) = \(\frac{21 X 10}{8 X 7}\) =

\(\frac{210}{56}\) we further simply as both goes in 2,

2 X 105 = 210, 2 X 28 = 56, (105, 28) = \(\frac{105}{28}\),

we write mixed fraction as fraction 2\(\frac{5}{14}\) as

(2 X 14 + 5 by 14) = \(\frac{33}{14}\),Now we calculate as

\(\frac{33}{14}\) ÷ \(\frac{105}{28}\), now we write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{33}{14}\) X \(\frac{28}{105}\) =

\(\frac{33 X 28}{14 X 105}\) = \(\frac{462}{1470}\), as both goes in 42,

42 X 11 = 462, 42 X 35 = 1470, (11, 35) = \(\frac{11}{35}\).

Therefore 2\(\frac{5}{14}\) ÷ (2\(\frac{5}{8}\) X 1\(\frac{3}{7}\)) =

\(\frac{11}{35}\).

Question 45.

**LOGIC**

Your friend uses the model shown to state that . Is your friend correct? Justify your answer using the model.

No, friend is incorrect,

Explanation :

Given expression as 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{6}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction for 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) as

(2 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{5}{2}\) and 1\(\frac{1}{6}\) =

(1 X 6 + 1 by 6) = \(\frac{7}{6}\) now we wrtie reciprocal and multiply

\(\frac{5}{2}\) X \(\frac{6}{7}\) = \(\frac{5 X 6}{2 X 7}\) =

\(\frac{30}{14}\) further we can simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 15 = 30,

2 x 7 = 14, (15, 7), \(\frac{30}{14}\) = \(\frac{15}{7}\) as numerator

is greator we write as (2 X 7 + 1 by 7) = 2\(\frac{1}{7}\) and

friend says it is 2\(\frac{1}{6}\) which is incorrect and model is showing

2, 1\(\frac{1}{6}\) and one piece is remaining but we

are getting 2\(\frac{1}{7}\) which is not matching, So freind is incorrect.

Question 46.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

A bag contains 42 cups of dog food. Your dog eats 2\(\frac{1}{3}\) cups of dog food each day. Is there enough food to last 3 weeks? Explain.

No, there is not enough food to last for 3 weeks,

Explanation:

Given dog eats 2\(\frac{1}{3}\) cups of dog food each day,

now for 3 weeks means 3 X 7 X 2\(\frac{1}{3}\) , We write

mixed fraction 2\(\frac{1}{3}\) as ( 2 X 3 + 1 by 3) =\(\frac{7}{3}\) =

3 X 7 X \(\frac{7}{3}\) = \(\frac{3 X 7 X 7}{3}\) = \(\frac{147}{3}\),

as both goes in 3, 3 X 49, 3 X 1 = 3,(49, 1) = \(\frac{147}{3}\) = 49.

We need 49 cups of dog food and bag contains 42 cups so shortage of 7 cups,

Therefore we do not have enough food to last for 3 weeks.

Question 47.

**DIG DEEPER!**

You have 12 cups of granola and 8\(\frac{1}{2}\) cups of peanuts to make trail mix. What is the greatest number of full batches of trail mix you can make? Explain how you found your answer.

4 is the greatest number of full batches of trail mix I can make,

Explanation:

Given I have 12 cups of granola and 8\(\frac{1}{2}\) cups of

peanuts to make trail mix, trail mix has 2\(\frac{3}{4}\) cups of granola

and 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) cups of peanuts,

First granola mix 12 ÷ 2\(\frac{3}{4}\), We write mixed fraction

as fraction as (2 X 4 + 3 by 4) = \(\frac{11}{4}\) now we write reciprocal

and multiply as 12 X \(\frac{4}{11}\) = \(\frac{12 X 4}{11}\) =

\(\frac{48}{11}\) as numerator is greater we write as

( 4 X 11 + 4 by 11) = 4\(\frac{4}{11}\), Now peanuts mix

8\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{1}{3}\),We write mixed fractions

as fractions as (8 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{17}{2}\) and 1\(\frac{1}{3}\) =

(1 X 3 + 1 by 3) = \(\frac{4}{3}\), Now we write reciprocal and multiply

\(\frac{17}{2}\) X \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{17 X 3}{2 X 4}\) =

\(\frac{51}{8}\), as numerator is greater we write as (6 X 8 + 3 by 8)=

6\(\frac{3}{8}\). Therefore I can make 4 full batches.

Question 48.

**REASONING**

At a track and ﬁeld meet, the longest shot-put throw by a boy is 25 feet 8 inches. The longest shot-put throw by a girl is 19 feet 3 inches. How many times greater is the longest shot-put throw by the boy than by the girl?

1.33 times greater is the longest shot-put throw by the boy than by the girl,

Explanation:

Given at a track and ﬁeld meet, the longest shot-put

throw by a boy is 25 feet 8 inches. The longest shot-put throw

by a girl is 19 feet 3 inches.

As we know 1 feet is equal to 12 inches we convert first into inches as

Boy throw = 25 X 12 + 8 = 308 inches

Girl throw = 19 X 12 + 3 = 228 + 3 = 231 inches.

Now boy record to girl record is \(\frac{308}{231}\) = 1.3333,

Therefore 1.33 times greater is the longest shot-put throw by

the boy than by the girl.

### Lesson 2.4 Adding and Subtracting Decimals

**EXPLORATION 1**

**Using Number Lines**

**Work with a partner. Use each number line to ﬁnd A + B and B – A. Explain how you know you are correct.**

a. A + B = 1.1 and B – A = 0.5

b. A + B = 2.24 and B – A = 0.02

c. A + B = 7.6 and B – A = 0.8

d. A + B = 5.1 and B – A = 0.8

a. A + B = 1.1 and B- A = 0.5

Explanation:

a. Given A is at 0.3 and B is at 0.8,

now A + B = 0.3 + 0.8 = 1.1,

B – A = 0.8 – 0.3 = 0.5

b. Given A is at 1.11and B is at 1.13,

A + B = 1.11 + 1.13 = 2.24

B – A = 1.13 – 1.11 = 0.02

c. Given A is at 3.4 and b is at 4.2

A + B = 3.4 + 4.2 = 7.6

A – B = 4.2 – 3.4 = 0.8

d. Given A is at 2.15 and b is at 2.95

A + B = 2.15 + 2.95 = 5.1

A – B = 2.95 – 2.15 = 0.8

Explained in the picture above.

**EXPLORATION 2**

**Work with a partner. Explain how you can use the place value chart below to add and subtract decimals beyond hundredths. Then ﬁnd each sum or difference.**

a. 16.05 + 2.945

b. 7.421 + 8.058

c. 38.72 – 8.618

d. 64.968 – 51.167

e. 225.1 + 85.0465

f. 1107.20592 – 102.3056

a. 16.05 + 2.945 = 18.995

b. 7.421 + 8.058 = 15.479

c. 38.72 – 8.618 = 30.102

d. 64.968 – 51.167 = 13.801

e. 225.1 + 85.0465 = 310.1465

f. 1107.20592 – 102.3056 = 1004.90032

Explanation:

a. 16.05 + 2.945 = 18.995

Here we have thousandths value as 0.000 + 0.005 =0.005

and wrote as below shown at thousandths place,

b. 7.421 + 8.058 = 15.479

Here we have thousandths value as 0.001 + 0.0008 = 0.0009 and

wrote as below shown at thousandths place, 0.0009,

c. 38.72 – 8.618 = 30.102

Here we have thousandths s value as 0.000 here we take 1

from tenths place and we get 10 at thousandths place and

subtract 0.008 we get 0.002 at thousandths place

and wrote as below shown at thousandths place,

d. 64.968 – 51.167 = 13.801

Here we have thousandths s value as 0.008 and

subtract 0.007 we get 0.001 at thousandths place

and wrote as below shown at thousandths place,

e. 225.1 + 85.0465 = 310.1465

Here we have thousandths value as 0.000 + 0.005 =0.005

and wrote as below shown at thousandths place,

f. 1107.20592 – 102.3056 = 1004.90032

Here we have ten thousandths value as 0.0002 – 0.0000 =0.00002

and thousandths values as 0.0009 – 0.0006 = 0.0003,

wrote as below shown at thousandths places,

**2.4 Lesson**

**Key Idea**

Adding and Subtracting Decimals

To add or subtract decimals, write the numbers vertically and line up the decimal points. Then bring down the decimal point and add or subtract as you would with whole numbers.

**Try It**

**Add.**

Question 1.

4.206 + 10.85

4.206

(+) 10.850

1

15.056

Explanation:

4.206

(+) 10.850

1

15.056

here we add according to their unit place values respectively.

Question 2.

15.5 + 8.229

15.500

(+) 8.229

1

23.729

Explanation:

15.500

(+) 8.229

1

23.729

here we add according to their unit place values respectively.

Question 3.

78.41 + 90.99

78.41

(+)90.99

1 11

169.40

Explanation:

78.41

(+)90.99

1 11

169.40

here we add according to their unit place values respectively.

**Subtract**

Question 4.

6.34 – 5.33

6.34

(-)5.33

1.01

Explanation:

6.34

(-)5.33

1.01

here we subtract according to their unit place values respectively.

Question 5.

27.9 – 0.905

6,18,9,10

27.900

(-) 0.905

26.995

Explanation:

6,18,9,10

27.900

(-) 0.905

26.995

here we subtract according to their unit place values respectively.

Question 6.

18.626 – 13.88

7,15,12

18.626

(-)13.880

4.746

Explanation:

7,15,12

18.626

(-)13.880

4.746

here we subtract according to their unit place values respectively.

**Try It
**Question 7.

**WHAT IF?**

The execution score is adjusted and has 1.467 in deductions. What is the gymnast’s score?

The gymnast’s score is 15.133

Explanation:

Evaluating the expression to solve the problem,

= 6.9 + (10 – 1.467) -0.3,

= 6.9 + (8.533) – 0.3

= 15.433 – 0.3 = 15.133,

therefore the gymnast’s score is 15.133.

**Self-Assessment for Concepts & Skills**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

**ADDING AND SUBTRACTING DECIMALS**

**Evaluate the expression.**

Question 8.

23.557 – 17.601 + 5.216

23.557 – 17.601 + 5.216 = 11.172

Explanation:

1,12,15

2 3 . 5 5 7

(-) 1 7. 6 0 1

5. 9 5 6

Now add 5.956 with 5.216

5.956

(+) 5.216

1 1

11.172

Therefore we get 23.557 – 17.601 + 5.216 = 11.172.

Question 9.

16.5263 + 12.404 – 11.73

16.5263 + 12.404 – 11.73 = 17.2003

Explanation:

16.5263

(+)12.4040

1

28.9303

Now we subtract 11.73 from 28.9303

28.9303

(-)11.7300

17.2003

Therefore we get 16.5263 + 12.404 – 11.73 = 17.2003.

Question 10.

**CHOOSE TOOLS**

Why is it helpful to estimate the answer before adding or subtracting decimals?

Estimation is useful when we don’t need an exact answer.

It also lets you check to be sure an exact answer is close

to being correct. Estimating with decimals works

just the same as estimating with whole numbers.

When rounding the values to be added, subtracted,

multiplied, or divided, it helps to round to numbers

that are easy to work with.

Question 11.

**WRITING**

When adding or subtracting decimals, how can you be sure to add or subtract only digits that have the same place value?

When adding and subtracting decimals we use few steps as below:**
**1) We line up the place values of the numbers by lining up the decimals.

2) We Add in filler zeros if needed.

3) Adding or Subtracting the numbers in the same place value positions.

Examples

Question 12.

**OPEN-ENDED**

Describe two real-life examples of when you would need to add and subtract decimals.

We deal with decimal addition and subtraction in everyday

life while dealing with:

Money

Measurements (Length, Mass, Capacity)

Temperature

Decimals can be added or subtracted in the same way as we add or subtract whole numbers.

Example:

a. Kate had $ 368.29. Her mother gave her $ 253.46 and her

sister gave her $ 57.39. How much money does she has now?

Answer:

Money Kate had = $ 368.29

Money gave her mother = $ 253.46

Money gave her sister = __+ $ 57.39
__Total money she has now = $ 679.14

b. Kylie had 25 m of ribbon. She uses 8 m and 13 cm to

decorate a skirt. How much ribbon is remaining with Kylie?

Answer:

Length of ribbon Kylie had = 25 m = 25.00

Length of ribbon used by Kylie = 8 m 13 cm = 8.13

The remaining length of ribbon = 25.00 – 8.13 = 16.87

Question 13.

**STRUCTURE**

You add 3.841 + 29.999 as shown. Describe a method for adding the numbers using mental math. Which method do you prefer? Explain.

I prefer the way as we add or subtract whole numbers as shown above

than the mental math method.

Explanation:

Rounding is a mental math strategy for adding and subtracting numbers.

When you round, you will likely need to adjust your answer to get

the exact answer.

For Example:

23 + 58 can be rounded to 20 + 60 = 80.

23 is 3 more than 20 and 58 is 2 less than 60.(3 -2)

So adjust answer by adding 1. (80 + 1), Answer is 81.

Example:

76 – 40 can be rounded to 80 – 40 = 40.

76 is 4 less than 80. So adjust answer by subtracting 4.

(40- 4) , Answer is 36.

Question 14.

**OPEN-ENDED**

Write three decimals that have a sum of 27.905.

The three decimals are 15.812, 4.670, 7.423 to have a sum of 27.905

Explanation:

We take any decimals randomly as 15.812, 4.670, 7.423,

we have sum of 27.905 as

15.812

4.670

(+)7.423

11 1

27.905

Therefore, the three decimals are 15.812, 4.670, 7.423

to have a sum of 27.905.

**Self-Assessment for Problem Solving**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

Question 15.

A ﬁeld hockey ﬁeld is rectangular. Its width is 54.88 meters, and its perimeter is 289.76 meters. Find the length of the ﬁeld.

The length of hockey field is 90 meters

Explanation:

Given a ﬁeld hockey ﬁeld is rectangular. Its width is 54.88 meters

and its perimeter is 289.76 meters.

We know perimeter of rectangle is 2( length + width),

So, 289.76 = 2(length + 54.88)

length + 54.88 = \(\frac{289.76}{2}\),

length + 54.88 = 144.88,

length = 144.88 – 54.88 = 90 meters,

Therefore the length of hockey field is 90 meters.

Question 16.

**DIG DEEPER!**

You mix 23.385 grams of sugar and 12.873 grams of baking soda

in a glass container for an experiment. You place the container on a

scale to ﬁnd that the total mass is 104.2 grams.

What is the mass of the container?

The mass of the container is 67.942 grams

Explanation:

Given I mix 23.385 grams of sugar and 12.873 grams of baking soda

in a glass container for an experiment. You place the container on a

scale to ﬁnd that the total mass is 104.2 grams. So the mass of the container

is 104.2 – (23.385 + 12.873) =104.2 – 36.258 = 67.942 grams.

Therefore the mass of the container is 67.942 grams.

Question 17.

One molecule of water is made of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom. The masses (in atomic mass units) for one atom of hydrogen and oxygen are shown. What is the mass (in atomic mass units) of one molecule of water?

The mass of one molecule of water is 18.0148 amu

(amu = atomic mass units)

Explanation:

Given One molecule of water is made of two hydrogen

atomsand one oxygen atom. The mass of one atom of

hydrogen is 1.0079 amu and oxygen is 15.999 amu.

So the mass of one molecule of water is (2 X 1.0079) + 15.999,

= 2.0158 + 15.999 = 18.0148 amu, therefore the mass of

one molecule of water is 18.0148 amu.

### Adding and Subtracting Decimals Homework & Practice 2.4

**Review & Refresh**

Divide. Write the answer in simplest form.

Question 1.

= \(\frac{13}{3}\) = 4\(\frac{1}{3}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 3\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\),

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 3\(\frac{1}{4}\) as

(3 X 4 + 1 by 4) = \(\frac{13}{4}\),Now \(\frac{3}{4}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{4}{3}\) as

\(\frac{13}{4}\) X \(\frac{4}{3}\) = \(\frac{13 X 4}{4 X 3}\) =

\(\frac{52}{12}\) as both goes in 4, 4 X 13 = 52,

4 X 3 = 12, (13, 3) = \(\frac{13}{3}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (4 X 3 + 1 by 3)= 4\(\frac{1}{3}\).

Therefore 3\(\frac{1}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{4}\) = \(\frac{13}{3}\) = 4\(\frac{1}{3}\).

Question 2.

= \(\frac{5}{6}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 4\(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ 5

First we write mixed fraction into fraction 4\(\frac{1}{6}\) as

(4 X 6 + 1 by 6) = \(\frac{25}{6}\), Now 5 we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{1}{5}\) as

\(\frac{25}{6}\) X \(\frac{1}{5}\) = \(\frac{25 X 1}{6 X 5}\) =

\(\frac{25}{30}\) as both goes in 5, 5 X 5 = 25,

5 X 6 = 30, (5, 6) = \(\frac{5}{6}\),

Therefore 4\(\frac{1}{6}\) ÷ 5 = \(\frac{5}{6}\).

Question 3.

= \(\frac{25}{12}\) = 2\(\frac{1}{12}\)

Explanation:

Given expressions as 6\(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷ 3\(\frac{1}{5}\),

First we write mixed fractions into fractions 6\(\frac{2}{3}\) as

(6 X 3 + 2 by 3) = \(\frac{20}{3}\) and 3\(\frac{1}{5}\) as

(3 X 5 + 1 by 5) = \(\frac{16}{5}\),Now \(\frac{16}{5}\) we

write as reciprocal and multiply \(\frac{5}{16}\) as

\(\frac{20}{3}\) X \(\frac{5}{16}\) = \(\frac{20 X 5}{3 X 16}\) =

\(\frac{100}{48}\) as both goes in 4, 4 X 25 = 100,

4 X 12 = 48, (25, 12) = \(\frac{25}{12}\) as numerator is greater

we write as (2 X 12 + 1 by 12)= 2\(\frac{1}{12}\).

Therefore 6\(\frac{2}{3}\) ÷ 3\(\frac{1}{5}\) = \(\frac{25}{12}\) = 2\(\frac{1}{12}\).

**Find the GCF of the numbers.**

Question 4.

16, 28, 40

The GCF of 16, 28, 40 is 4

Explanation:

Factors of 16 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16

Factors of 28 are 1, 2, 4, 7, 14, 28

Factors of 40 are 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 20, 40

as 4 is the greatest common number in all the three,

therefore GCF (16, 28, 40) is 4.

Question 5.

39, 54, 63

The GCF of 39, 54, 63 is 3

Explanation:

Factors of 39 are 1, 3, 13 and 39

Factors of 54 are 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 18, 27 and 54

Factors of 63 are 1, 3, 7, 9, 21 and 63

as 3 is the greatest common number in the three,

therefore GCF (39, 54, 63) is 3.

Question 6.

24, 72, 132

The GCF of 24, 72, 132 is

Explanation:

Factors of 24 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12 and 24

Factors of 72 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36 and 72

Factors of 132 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 11, 12, 22, 33, 44, 66 and 132

as 12 is the greatest common number in all the three,

therefore GCF (24, 72, 132) is 12.

**Find the value of the power.**

Question 7.

1^{12}

1^{12 }= 1

Explanation:

1 to the power of 12 means we multiply 1 by

12 times as 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 = 1.

Question 8.

2^{4}

2^{4 }= 16

Explanation:

2 to the power of 4 means we multiply 2 by

4 times as 2 X 2 X 2 X 2 = 16.

Question 9.

3^{6}

3^{6 }= 729

Explanation:

3 to the power of 6 means we multiply 3 by

6 times as 3 X 3 X 3 X 3 X 3 X 3 = 729.

Question 10.

5^{4
}5^{4 }= 625

Explanation:

5 to the power of 4 means we multiply 5 by

4 times as 5 X 5 X 5 X 5 = 625.

Classify the quadrilateral.

Question 11.

Square

Explanation:

Quadrilaterals can be classified into Parallelograms,

Squares, Rectangles , Trapezoids and Rhombuses.

As given in the picture above it is a square because,

All sides are equal,

Each angle is a right angle,

Opposite sides are equal.

So, it is a square.

Question 12.

Trapezoid

Explanation:

Quadrilaterals can be classified into Parallelograms,

Squares, Rectangles , Trapezoids and Rhombuses.

As given in the picture above it is a trapezoid because,

Opposite sides are parallel.

Adjacent angles add up to 180°.

So, it is a Trapezoid.

Question 13.

Parallelogram

Explanation:

Quadrilaterals can be classified into Parallelograms,

Squares, Rectangles , Trapezoids and Rhombuses.

As given in the picture above it is a parrelogram because,

Opposite sides are parallel.

Opposites sides are equal.

Opposite angles are equal.

All sides are equal,

So it is a parallelogram.

**Concepts, Skills, & Problem Solving**

**USING TOOLS**

**Use a place value chart to ﬁnd the sum or difference.** (See Exploration 2, p. 67.)

Question 14.

4.63 + 8.547

4.63 + 8.547 = 13.177

Explanation:

Question 15.

3.6257 – 2.98 = 0.6457

Explanation:

Question 16.

14.065 + 13.8542 = 27.9192

Explanation:

**ADDING DECIMALS**

**Add.**

Question 17.

7.82 + 3.209

7.82 + 3.209 = 11.029

Explanation:

1,1

7.820

(+)3.209

11.029

We added digits according to their place values.

Question 18.

3.7 + 2.77

3.7 + 2.77 = 6.47

Explanation

1,

3.70

(+)2.77

6.47

We added digits according to their place values.

Question 19.

12.829 + 10.07

12.829 + 10.07 = 22.899

Explanation:

12.829

(+)10.070

22.899

We added digits according to their place values.

Question 20.

20.35 + 13.748

20.35 + 13.748 = 34.098

Explanation:

1

20.350

(+)13.748

34.098

We added digits according to their place unit values.

Question 21.

11.212 + 7.36

11.212 + 7.36 = 18.572

Explanation:

11.212

(+)07.360

18.572

We added digits according to their place unit values.

Question 22.

14.91 + 2.095

14.91 + 2.095 = 17.005

Explanation:

1,1

14.910

(+)02.095

17.005

We added digits according to their place unit values.

Question 23.

31.994 + 8.006

31.994 + 8.006 = 40

Explanation:

1,1,1,1

31.994

(+)08.006

40.000

We added digits according to their place unit values.

Question 24.

3.946 + 6.052

3.946 + 6.052 = 9.998

Explanation:

3.946

(+)6.052

9.998

We added digits according to their place unit values.

Question 25.

41.226 + 102.774

41.226 + 102.774 = 144

Explanation:

1,1,1,1

41.226

(+)102.774

144.000

We added digits according to their place unit values.

Question 26.

122.781 + 19.228

122.781 + 19.228 = 142.009

Explanation:

1,1,1,

122.781

(+) 19.228

142.009

We added digits according to their place unit values.

Question 27.

17.440 + 12.497

17.440 + 12.497 = 29.937

Explanation:

1,

17.440

(+)12.497

29.937

We added digits according to their place unit values.

Question 28.

15.255 + 19.058

15.255 + 19.058 = 34.313

Explanation:

1, 1,1

15.255

(+)19.058

34.313

We added digits according to their place unit values.

**SUBTRACTING DECIMALS**

**Subtract.**

Question 29.

4.58 – 3.12

4.58 – 3.12 = 1.46

Explanation:

4.58

(-)3.12

1.46

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 30.

8.629 – 5.309

8.629 – 5.309 = 3.320

Explanation:

8.629

(-)5.309

3.320

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 31.

6.98 – 2.614

6.98 – 2.614 = 4.366

Explanation:

7,10

6.980

(-) 2.614

4.366

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 32.

15.131 – 11.57

15.131 – 11.57 = 3.561

Explanation:

10,13

15.1 3 1

(-)11.5 7 0

3.5 6 1

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 33.

13.5 – 10.856

13.5 – 10.856 = 2.644

Explanation:

15,9,10

13.5 0 0

(-)10.8 5 6

2.6 4 4

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 34.

25.82 – 22.936 = 2.884

Explanation:

4,17,11,10

25.820

(-)22.936

2.884

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 35.

17.651 – 12.04

17.651 – 12.04 = 5.611

Explanation:

17.651

(-)12.040

05.611

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 36.

19.255 – 6.194

19.255 – 6.194 = 13.061

Explanation:

15

19.255

(-)06.194

13.061

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 37.

56.217 – 35.8

56.217 – 35.8 = 20.417

Explanation:

12

56.217

(-)35.800

20.417

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 38.

62.486 – 18.549

62.486 – 18.549 = 43.937

Explanation:

11, 14, 16

62.486

(-)18.549

43.937

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 39.

152.883 – 35.6247

152.883 – 35.6247 = 117.2583

Explanation:

4,12,7,12,10

152.8830

(-) 035.6247

117.2583

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

Question 40.

129.343 – 125.0372

129.343 – 125.0372 = 4.3058

Explanation:

12,10

129.3430

(-)125.0372

4.3058

We subtract each digit according to their place unit values.

**YOU BE THE TEACHER**

**Your friend ﬁnds the sum or difference. Is your friend correct? Explain your reasoning.**

Question 41.

Yes, Friend is correct as the sum is 10.008

Explanatation:

1,1

6.058

+3.950

10.008

Friend aslo got the same value so friend is

correct as 6.058 + 3.950 = 10.008.

Question 42.

No, Friend is incorrect as the difference is 2.32 ≠ 2.48

Explanation:

4,10

9.50

-7.18

2.32

Friend got different value so incorrect as

9.50 – 7.18 = 2.32 ≠ 2.48.

Question 43.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

Vehicles must weigh no more than 10.75 tons to cross a bridge.

A truck weighs 11.638 tons. By how many tons does the truck

exceed the weight limit?

0.888 ton weigh is the truck exceed the weight limit

Explanation:

Given vehicles must weigh no more than 10.75 tons to cross a bridge.

A truck weighs 11.638 tons. So truck weighs more,

we calculate the difference as

15,13

11.638

-10.750

0.888

Therefore by 0.888 ton weighs is the truck exceed the weight limit.

**ADDING AND SUBTRACTING DECIMALS**

**Evaluate the expression.**

Question 44.

6.105 + 10.4 + 3.075

6.105 + 10.4 + 3.075 = 19.58

Explanation:

1

6.105

10.400

+3.075

19.580

We add digit according to the place values.

Question 45.

22.6 – 12.286 – 3.542

22.6 – 12.286 – 3.542 = 6.772

Explanation:

First we subtract 12.286 from 22.6 as

5,9,10

22.600

-12.286

10.314

Now we subtract 3.542 from 10.314 as

9,12,11

10.314

-3.542

6.772

Therefore 22.6 – 12.286 – 3.542 = 6.772.

Question 46.

15.35 + 7.604 – 12.954

15.35 + 7.604 – 12.954 = 10

Explanation:

First we add 15.350 + 7.604 as

__ 1 __

15.350

+7.604

22.954

Now we subtract 12.954 from 22.954 as

22.954

-12.954

10.000

Therefore 15.35 + 7.604 – 12.954 = 10.

Question 47.

16.5 – 13.45 + 7.293

16.5 – 13.45 + 7.293 = 10.343

Explanation:

First we subtract 13.45 from 16.5 as

4,10

16.500

-13.450

03.050

Now we add 3.05 with 7.293 as

1, 1

3.050

+7.293

10.343

Therefore 16.5 – 13.45 + 7.293 = 10.343.

question 48.

25.92 – 18.478 + 8.164

25.92 – 18.478 + 8.164 = 15.606

Explanation:

First we subtract 18.478 from 25.920 as

15, 11,10

25.920

-18.478

7.442

Now we add 7.442 with 8.164 as

1, 1

7.442

+8.164

15.606

Therefore 25.92 – 18.478 + 8.164 = 15.606.

Question 49.

23.45 + 17.75 – 19.618

23.45 + 17.75 – 19.618 = 21.582

Explanation:

First we add 23.45 and 17.75 as

1,1,1

23.45

+17.75

41.20

Now we subtract 19.618 from 41.200 as

3,10,11,9,10

41.200

-19.618

21.582

Therefore 23.45 + 17.75 – 19.618 = 21.582.

Question 50.

14.549 – (8.131 + 3.7024)

14.549 – (8.131 + 3.7024) = 2.7156

Explanation:

First we add (8.131 + 3.7024 ) as

1

8.1310

+3.7024

11.8334

Now we subtract 11.8334 from 14.549 as

3,15, 8,10

14.5490

-11.8334

2.7156

Therefore 14.549 – (8.131 + 3.7024) = 2.7156.

Question 51.

41.563 – (18.65 + 15.9214) + 9.6

41.563 – (18.65 + 15.9214) + 9.16 =16.5916

Explanation:

First we add (8.131 + 3.7024 ) as

1,1

18.6500

+15.9214

34.5714

Now we subtract 34.5714 from 41.563 as

10,14,16,10

41.5630

-34.5714

6.9916

Now we add 6.9916 and 9.6 as

1,1

6.9916

+9.6000

16.5916

Therefore 41.563 – (18.65 + 15.9214) + 9.16 =16.5916.

Question 52.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

A day-care center is building a new outdoor play area.

The diagram shows the dimensions in meters. How much

fencing is needed to enclose the play area?

34.995 meters fencing is needed to enclose the play area.

Explanation:

Given sides of the outdoor play area, Fencing needed is

sum of the all three sides, So 10.6 + 11.845 + 12.55,

10.600

11.845

+12.550

1

34. 995

therefore 34.995 meters fencing is needed to enclose the play area.

Question 53.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

On a fantasy football team, a tight end scores 11.15 points and a

running back scores 11.75 points. A wide receiver scores 1.05 points

less than the running back. How many total points do the three players score?

33.6 points all the three players score,

Explanation:

Given a tight end scores 11.15 points and a

running back scores 11.75 points. A wide receiver scores 1.05 points

less than the running back. So a wide receiver scores 11.75 – 1.05 point,

11.75

-1.05

10.70

So a wide receiver scores 10.70 points,

Now total points do the three players score are

11.15

11.75

+10.70

1 1

33.60

Therefore 33.6 points all the three players score.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

An astronomical unit (AU) is the average distance between Earth and the Sun. In Exercises 54–57, use the table that shows the average distance of each planet in our solar system from the Sun.

Question 54.

How much farther is Jupiter from the Sun than Mercury?

4.816 AU farther is Jupiter from the Sun than Mercury,

Explanation:

Given 5.203 AU is Jupiter average distance from the sun and

mercury is 0.387 AU, Now farther distance Jupiter from

the sun than mercury is

4,11,9,13

5.203

-0.387

4.816

Therefore 4.816 AU farther is Jupiter from the Sun than Mercury.

Question 55.

How much farther is Neptune from the Sun than Mars?

28.546 AU farther is Neptune from the Sun than Mars,

Explanation:

Given 30.07 AU is Neptune average distance from the sun and

mars is 1.524 AU, Now farther distance Neptune from

the sun than mars is

2, 9,10,6,10

30.070

-1.524

28.546

Therefore 28.546 AU farther is Neptune from the Sun than Mars.

Question 56.

Estimate the greatest distance between Earth and Uranus.

20.189 AU is the greatest distance between Earth and Uranus,

Explanation:

Given 1.000 AU is earth average distance from the sun and

Uranus is 19.189 AU, Now the greatest distance between earth

and Uranus, is

1

1.000

+19.189

20.189

Therefore 20.189 AU is the greatest distance between Earth and Uranus.

Question 57.

Estimate the greatest distance between Venus and Saturn.

10.26 AU is the greatest distance between Venus and Saturn,

Explanation:

Given 0.723 AU is the Venus average distance from the sun and

Saturn is 9.537 AU, Now the greatest distance between Venus

and Saturn, is

1, 1

0.723

+9.537

10.260

Therefore 10.26 AU is the greatest distance between Venus and Saturn.

Question 58.

**STRUCTURE**

When is the sum of two decimals equal to a whole number?

When is the difference of two decimals equal to a whole number? Explain.

The sum of two decimal numbers is a whole number if the

sum of two fractions can be simplified to a whole number.

or this will happen if the fractional parts of the numbers sum to 1.

The difference of two decimal numbers (real numbers

written in decimal digit expansion form) will be an whole number

if and only if their fractional parts are equal and

any whole numbers a & b, a should be always greater or

equal to b then only a-b will be whole number.

Explanation:

When we do adding both numbers the fractional parts of the

numbers so become whole example 1.5 and 3.5 when we add we

get 5 which is a whole number.

In difference example we take 1.17 subtract from 4.17,

here fractional parts are equal 0.17 respectively, we get

the difference as 4.17 -1.17 = 3 which is whole number.

### Lesson 2.5 Multiplying Decimals

**EXPLORATION 1**

**Multiplying Decimals**

**Work with a partner.**

a. Write the multiplication expression represented by each area model. Then ﬁnd the product. Explain how you found your answer.

b. How can you ﬁnd the products in part(a) without using a model? How do you know where to place the decimal points in the answers?

c. Find the product of 0.55 and 0.45. Explain how you found your answer.

a. i. The multiplication expression is \(\frac{5}{10}\) X \(\frac{8}{10}\),

The product is \(\frac{40}{100}\),

ii. The multiplication expression is \(\frac{9}{10}\) X \(\frac{4}{10}\),

The product is \(\frac{36}{100}\),

iii. The multiplication expression of whole part is

\(\frac{10}{10}\) X \(\frac{5}{10}\) and

decimal part is \(\frac{5}{10}\) X \(\frac{5}{10}\)

then the product results is \(\frac{50}{100}\) + \(\frac{25}{100}\),

iv. The multiplication expression of whole part is

\(\frac{10}{10}\) X \(\frac{7}{10}\) and

decimal part is \(\frac{7}{10}\) X \(\frac{7}{10}\)

then the product results is \(\frac{70}{100}\) + \(\frac{49}{100}\),

c. The product of 0.55 and 0.45 is 0.2475,

Explanation:

a. i. By counting the blocks in the area model found

the multiplication expression as \(\frac{5}{10}\) X \(\frac{8}{10}\)

and Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 8 = 40

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{40}{100}\), So \(\frac{5 X 8}{10 X 10}\) = \(\frac{40}{100}\).

If we see the area model the purple color blocks show

40 out of 100 blocks.

ii. By counting the blocks in the area model found

the multiplication expression as \(\frac{9}{10}\) X \(\frac{4}{10}\)

and Step I: We multiply the numerators as 9 X 4 = 36

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{36}{100}\), So \(\frac{10 X 10}{10 X 10}\) = \(\frac{36}{100}\).

If we see the area model the purple color blocks show

36 out of 100 blocks.

iii. By counting the blocks in the area model found

the multiplication expression as \(\frac{10}{10}\) X \(\frac{5}{10}\)

and Step I: We multiply the numerators as 10 X 5 = 50

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{50}{100}\), So \(\frac{10 X 5}{10 X 10}\) = \(\frac{50}{100}\).

Now in decimal part we have \(\frac{5}{10}\) X \(\frac{5}{10}\),

similar to whole part we do multiplication

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 5 = 25

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{25}{100}\), therefore then the product results is

\(\frac{50}{100}\) + \(\frac{25}{100}\),

iv. By counting the blocks in the area model found

the multiplication expression as \(\frac{10}{10}\) X \(\frac{7}{10}\)

and Step I: We multiply the numerators as 10 X 7 = 70

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{70}{100}\), So \(\frac{10 X 7}{10 X 10}\) = \(\frac{70}{100}\).

Now in decimal part we have \(\frac{7}{10}\) X \(\frac{7}{10}\),

similar to whole part we do multiplication

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 7 X 7 = 49

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{49}{100}\), therefore then the product results is

\(\frac{70}{100}\) + \(\frac{49}{100}\).

b. We use normal multiplication of numbers without any model,

Decimals are a shorthand way to write fractions and

mixed numbers with denominators that are powers of 10, like 10,100,1000,10000,

etc.

If a number has a decimal point, then the first digit to the

right of the decimal point indicates the number of tenths.

For example, the decimal 0.3 is the same as the fraction \(\frac{3}{10}\)

The second digit to the right of the decimal point indicates

the number of hundredths.

For example, the decimal 3.26 is the same as the mixed number

3 \(\frac{26}{100}\) . (Note that the first digit to the left of

the decimal point is the ones digit.)

We can write decimals with many places to the right of the decimal point.

As shown in below example

c. The product of 0.55 and 0.45 is

2

2

0.55————– 2 decimal places

X0.45 ———— 2 decimal places

0275 (first 0.05 X 0.55)

2200 (0.4 X 0.55)

0.2475 ———- 4 decimal places

Therefore the product of 0.55 and 0.45 is 0.2475.

**2.5 Lesson**

**Key Idea**

**Multiplying Decimals by Whole Numbers**

**Words**

Multiply as you would with whole numbers. Then count the number of decimal places in the decimal factor. The product has the same number of decimal places.

**Try It**

**Multiply. Use estimation to check your answer.**

Question 1.

12.3 × 8

12.3 X 8 = 98.4

Is not reasonable 96 ≠ ≈ 98,

Explanation:

2

12.3 1 decimal place

X 8

98.4

Estimate : 12 X 8 = 96,

Reasonable 98.4 ≈ 98,

Is not reasonable 96 ≠ ≈ 98.

Question 2.

5 × 14.51

5 × 14.51 = 72.55

Is not reasonable 75 ≠ ≈ 73.

Explanation:

2,2

14.51 2 decimal places

X 5

72.55

Estimate : 5 X 15 = 75,

Reasonable 72.55 ≈ 73,

Is not reasonable 75 ≠ ≈ 73.

Question 3.

2.3275 X 90

2.3275 X 90 = 209.475

Is not reasonable 180 ≠ ≈ 210.

Explanation:

2,4

2.3275 4 decimal places

X 90

0000000

209475

209.4750

Estimate : 2 X 90 = 180,

Reasonable 209.4750 ≈ 210,

Is not reasonable 180 ≠ ≈ 210.

The rule for multiplying two decimals is similar to the rule for multiplying a decimal by a whole number.

**Key Idea**

**Multiplying Decimals by Decimals**

**Words**

Multiply as you would with whole numbers. Then add the number of decimal places in the factors. The sum is the number of decimal places in the product.

**Try It**

**Multiply. Use estimation to check your answer.**

Question 5.

8.1 × 5.6

8.1 × 5.6 = 45.36

Is not reasonable 45 ≠ ≈ 48,

Explanation:

8.1 ——-1 decimal place

X 5.6 —–1 decimal place

486

4050

45.36 —– 2 decimal places

Estimate : 8 X 6 = 48,

Reasonable 45.36 ≈ 45,

Is not reasonable 45 ≠ ≈ 48.

Question 6.

2.7 × 9.04

2.7 × 9.04 = 24.408

Is not reasonable 24 ≠ ≈ 27,

Explanation:

2

9.04 ——-2 decimal places

X 2.7 ——1 decimal places

6328

18080

24.408 —– 3 decimal places

Estimate : 3 X 9 = 27,

Reasonable 24.408 ≈ 24,

Is not reasonable 24 ≠ ≈ 27.

Question 7.

6.32 × 0.09

6.32 × 0.09 = 0.5688

Is reasonable 0.6 = 0.6

Explanation:

2,1

6.32 ——-2 decimal places

X 0.09 ——2 decimal places

0.5688 —– 4 decimal places

Estimate : 6 X 0.1 = 0.6,

Reasonable 0.5688≈ 0.6,

Is reasonable 0.6= 0.6.

Question 8.

1.785 × 0.2

1.785 × 0.2 = 0.357

Is reasonable 0.4= 0.4,

Explanation:

1,1,1

1.785 ——-3 decimal places

X 0.2 —— 1 decimal places

0.3570—– 4 decimal places

Estimate : 2 X 0.2 = 0.4,

Reasonable 0.3570≈ 0.4,

Is reasonable 0.4= 0.4.

**Self-Assessment for Concepts & Skills**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

**EVALUATING AN EXPRESSION**

**Evaluate the expression.**

Question 11.

8 × 11.215

8 × 11.215 = 89.72

Explanation:

1, 4

11.215 —– 3 decimal places

X 8

89.720—— 3 decimal places

Therefore, 8 × 11.215 = 89.72

Question 12.

9.42 . 6.83

9.42 X 6.83 = 64.3386

Explanation:

5,1

3,1

1,

9.42 —– 2 decimal places

X6.83 ——2 decimal places

002826

075360

565200

64.3386—— 4 decimal places

Therefore, 9.42 X 6.83 = 64.3386

Question 13.

0.15(4.3 – 2.417)

0.15 X (4.3 – 2.417) = 0.28245

Explanation:

First we calculate subtracting 2.417 from 4.3 as

12,9,10

4.300

-2.417

1.883

now we multiply 0.15 and 1.883 as

4,4,5

1.883—- 3 decimal places

X 0.15—-2 decimal places

9415

18830

0.28245— 5 decimal places

Therefore, 0.15 X (4.3 – 2.417) = 0.28245.

Question 14.

**NUMBER SENSE**

If you know 12 × 24 = 288, how can you ﬁnd 0.12 × 0.24?

We have 4 deciml places so 0.12 X 0.24 = 0.0288

Explanation:

Given I know 12 X 24 = 288,

we find 0.12 X 0.24 as we have 2 + 2 = 4 decimals

we write 244 with four decimals as 0.0288,

therefore 0.12 X 0.24 = 0.0288.

Question 15.

**NUMBER SENSE**

Is the product 1.23 × 8 greater than or less than 8? Explain.

The product of 1.23 X 8 is greater than 8,

Explanation:

1.23 X 8 = 9.84,

Now comparing 9.84 with 8, 9.84 is greater than 8,

or we have the whole part 1 plus 0.23 when multiplied by 8 it’s

value becomes more only.

therefore 1.23 X 8 >8.

Question 16.

**REASONING**

Copy the problem and place the decimal point in the product.

8.722 we have 3 decimal places so

1.78 X 4.9 = 8.722

Explanation:

1.78 —-2 decimal places

X 4.9—1 decimal place

8.722—3 decimal places

Thefore, 8.722 has decimal point before 3 digits.

**Self-Assessment for Problem Solving**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

Question 17.

You earn $9.15 per hour painting a fence. It takes 6.75 hours to paint the fence.

Did you earn enough money to buy the jersey shown? If so, how much money

do you have left? If not, how much money do you need to earn?

Yes, I earned enough money $61.7625 to buy the jersey shown,

Money left is $1.7725.

Explanation:

Given I earn $9.15 per hour painting a fence.

It takes 6.75 hours to paint the fence. So money earned is

$9.15 X 6.75 = $61.7625

3

3

2

9.15 ——2 decimal values

X6.75—– 2 decimal values

004575

064050

+549000

61.7625—-4 decimal places

Therefore, yes, I earned enough money $61.7625 to buy the

jersey shown, because given the cost of jersey’s is $59.99 each

which is less compared to what i have earned.

Now money left is $61.7625 – $59.99 = $1.7725,

10,16,16

61.7625

-59.9900

1.7725

So, money left is $1.7725.

Question 18.

A sand volleyball court is a rectangle that has a length of 52.5 feet and

a width that is half of the length. In case of rain, the court is covered

with a tarp. How many square feet of tarp are needed to cover the court?

1378.125 square feet of trap is needed to cover the court,

Explanation:

Given a sand volleyball court is a rectangle that has a length

of 52.5 feet and a width that is half of the length means width is

52.5 ÷ 2 = 26.25 feet, Now to cover the court with a trap we need

52.5 X 26.25 = 1378.125 square feet,

52.5————2 decimal places

X26.25——– 2 decimal places

2625 —-(52.5 X 0.05)

1050 —(52.5 X0.2)

31500—(52.5 X 6)

+105000—(52.5 X20)

1378.0125——4 decimal places

Therefore,1378.125 square feet of trap is needed to cover the court.

Question 19.

**DIG DEEPER!**

You buy 4 cases of bottled water and 5 bottles of fruit punch for a

birthday party. Each case of bottled water costs $2.75, and each bottle

of fruit punch costs $1.35. You hand the cashier a $20 bill.

How much change will you receive?

I will receive $2.25 as a change,

Explanation:

Given I buy 4 cases of bottled water and 5 bottles of fruit punch for a

birthday party. Each case of bottled water costs $2.75, and each bottle

of fruit punch costs $1.35, Now 4 cases of bottled costs is

4 X $2.75=$11,

30,2

2.75—— 2 decimal places

x 4

11.00——2 decimal places

and 5 bottles of fruit punch costs is 5 X $1.35 = $6.75

1,2

1.35—- 2 decimal places

X 5

6.75—-2 decimal places

Now total bill amount is $11 + $ 6.75= $17.75,

11.00

+6.75

17.75

I hand the cashier $20 , The change I will receive is

9,9,10

20.00

-17.75

2.25

Therefore, I will receive $2.25 as a change.

### Multiplying Decimals Homework & Practice 2.5

**Review & Refresh**

**Add or subtract.**

Question 1.

12.29 – 6.15

12.29 – 6.15 = 6.14

Explanation:

,12

12.29

-6.15

06.14

Therefore, 12.29 – 6.15 = 6.14.

Question 2.

4.6 + 11.81

4.6 + 11.81 = 16.41

Explanation:

, 1

04.60

+11.81

16.41

Therefore, 4.6 + 11.81 = 16.41.

Question 3.

9.34 + 17.009

9.34 + 17.009 = 26.349

Explanation:

, 1

09.340

+17.009

26.349

Therefore, 9.34 + 17.009 = 26.349.

Question 4.

18.247 – 16.262

18.247 – 16.262 = 1.985

Explanation:

11,14

18.247

-16.262

1.985

Therefore, 18.247 – 16.262 = 1.985.

**Divide.**

Question 5.

78 ÷ 3

78 ÷ 3 = 26

Explanation:

here the first number 78 is called the dividend

and the second number 3 is called the divisor.

We will get 0 as remainder and top 26 is the answer,

as shown in the picture, Therefore 78 ÷ 3 = 26.

Question 6.

65 ÷ 13

65 ÷ 13 = 5

Explanation:

here the first number 65 is called the dividend

and the second number 13 is called the divisor.

We will get 0 as remainder and top 5 is the answer

as shown in the picture, Therefore 65 ÷ 13 = 5.

Question 7.

57 ÷ 19

57 ÷ 19 = 3

Explanation:

19 X 3 = 57

here the first number 57 is called the dividend

and the second number 19 is called the divisor.

We will get 0 as remainder top 3 is the answer

as shown in the picture, Therefore 57 ÷ 19 = 3.

Question 8.

84 ÷ 12

84 ÷ 12 = 7

Explanation:

here the first number 84 is called the dividend

and the second number 12 is called the divisor.

We will get 0 as remainder top 7 is the answer

as shown in the picture, Therefore 84 ÷ 12 = 7.

Question 9.

What is

= \(\frac{52}{15}\) = 3\(\frac{7}{15}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as 4\(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) ,

First we write mixed fraction as (4 X 3 + 1 by 3) =\(\frac{13}{3}\), ,

\(\frac{13}{3}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) =\(\frac{13 X 4}{3 X 5}\) =

\(\frac{52}{3}\) as numerator is greater we write in

mixed fraction as (3 X 15 + 7 by 15) = 3\(\frac{7}{15}\),

Therefore, 4\(\frac{1}{3}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) =

\(\frac{52}{15}\) = 3\(\frac{7}{15}\).

**Evaluate the expression.**

Question 10.

4 + 6^{2} ÷ 2

4 + 6^{2} ÷ 2 = 2

Explanation:

Given expression as 4 + 6^{2} ÷ 2,

first we evaluate 6^{2 }= 6 X 6 = 36, then

4 + 36 = 40, Now 40 ÷ 2 = 20 (2 X 20 = 40),

therefore, 4 + 6^{2} ÷ 2 = 2.

Question 11.

(35 + 9) ÷ 4 – 3^{2
}(35 + 9) ÷ 4 – 3^{2 }= 2

Explanation:

Given expression as (35 + 9) ÷ 4 – 3^{2},

first we evaluate 35 + 9 = 44,

then 44 ÷ 4 = 11 (4 X 11 = 44),

and 11 – 3^{2 }= 11 – (3 X 3) = 11 – 9 = 2,

therefore, (35 + 9) ÷ 4 – 3^{2 }= 2.

Question 12.

8^{2} ÷ [(14 – 12) × 2^{3}]

8^{2} ÷ [(14 – 12) × 2^{3}] = 4

Explanation:

Given expression as 8^{2} ÷ [(14 – 12) × 2^{3}]

First we calculate [(14 – 12) × 2^{3}] = (14 -12) X (2 X 2 X 2),

2 X 8 = 16, Now 8^{2} ÷ 16 = (8X 8) ÷ 16 = 64 ÷ 16 = 4 (16 x 4 =64),

therefore,8^{2} ÷ [(14 – 12) × 2^{3}] = 4.

**Concepts, Skills, & Problem Solving**

**USING TOOLS**

**Use an area model to ﬁnd the product.** (See Exploration 1, p. 73.)

Question 13.

2.1 × 1.5

2.1 × 1.5 = 3.15

Explanation:

2.1 × 1.5 = 3.15,

We took 2 full and 0.1 then multiplied by

1 full and 0.5 we got 3 full and 0.15 as shown in the picture.

Question 14.

0.6 × 0.4

0.6 X 0.4 = 0.24

Explanation:

The purple color shows the result 0.24.

Question 15.

0.7 × 0.3

0.7 X 0.3 = 0.21

Explanation:

The purple color shows the result 0.21.

Question 16.

2.7 × 2.3

2.7 X 2.3 = 6.21

Explanation:

The purple color shows the result 6.21.

**MULTIPLYING DECIMALS AND WHOLE NUMBERS**

**Multiply. Use estimation to check your answer.**

Question 17.

33.6

Explanation:

5

4.8 ——1 decimal place

X 7

33.6—– 1 decimal place

Therefore, 4.8 X 7 = 33.6.

Question 18.

31.5

Explanation:

1

6.3 ——1 decimal place

X 5

31.5—– 1 decimal place

Therefore, 6.3 X 5 = 31.5.

Question 19.

115.04

Explanation:

1, 5

7.19 ——2 decimal places

X 16

4314

7190

115.04—– 2 decimal places

Therefore, 7.19 X 16 = 115.04.

Question 20.

18.27

Explanation:

1, 1

0.87 ——2 decimal places

X 21

87

1740

18.27—– 2 decimal places

Therefore, 8.87 X 21 = 18.27.

Question 21.

21.45

Explanation:

1.95 ——2 decimal places

X 11

195

1950

21.45—– 2 decimal places

Therefore, 1.95 X 11 = 21.45.

Question 22.

29.45

Explanation:

4,4

5.89 ——2 decimal places

X 5

29.45—– 2 decimal places

Therefore, 5.89 X 5 = 29.45.

Question 23.

13.888

Explanation:

1,2

3.472 ——3 decimal places

X 4

13.888—– 3 decimal places

Therefore, 3.472 X 4 = 13.888.

Question 24.

98.256

Explanation:

1,1

8.188 ——3 decimal places

X 12

16376

81880

98.256—– 3 decimal places

Therefore, 8.188 X 12 = 98.256.

Question 25.

100 × 0.024

100 × 0.024 = 2.4

Explanation:

0.024 — 3 decimal places

X100

0000

00000

002400

002.400—–3 decimal places

Therefore, 0.02 X 100 = 2.4.

Question 26.

19 × 0.004

19 × 0.004 = 0.076

Explanation:

0.004 — 3 decimal places

X19

0036

00040

0.076—–3 decimal places

Therefore, 0.004 X 19 = 0.076.

Question 27.

3.27 × 14

3.27 × 14 = 45.78

Explanation:

8

3.27—– 2 decimal places

X 14

1308

3270

45.78—- 2 decimal places

Therefore, 3.27 X 14 = 45.78.

Question 28.

46 . 5.448

46 X 5.448 = 250.608

Explanation:

1,1,3

2, 2,4

5.448 —– 3 decimal places

X 46

32688

217920

250.608 —-3 decimal places

Therefore, 46 X 5.448 = 250.608.

Question 29.

50 × 12.21

50 X 12.21 = 610.5

Explanation:

1,1

12.21—-2 decimal places

X 50

0000

6105

610.50—-2 decimal places

Therefore 50 X 12.21 = 610.5.

Question 30.

104 . 4.786

104 X 4.786 =497.744

Explanation:

3,3,2

4.786—-3 decimal places

X104

019144

00000

478600

497.744—-3 decimal places

Therefore 104 X 4.786 = 497.744.

Question 31.

0.0038 × 9

0.0038 X 9 = 0.0342

Explanation:

3

0.0038—-4 decimal places

X 9

0.0342—-4 decimal places

Therefore, 0.0038 X 9 = 0.0342

Question 32.

10 × 0.0093

10 × 0.0093 = 0.093

Explanation:

3

0.0093—-4 decimal places

X 10

00000

000930

0.0930 —-4 decimal places

Therefore, 10 × 0.0093 = 0.093.

**YOU BE THE TEACHER**

**Your friend ﬁnds the product. Is your friend correct? Explain your reasoning.**

Question 33.

Yes, Friend is correct as 0.0045 X 9 = 0.0405,

Explanation:

4,

0.0045—– 4 decimal places

X 9

0.0405—–4 decimal places

Therefore friend is correct as 0.0405 is equal to friends value 0.0405.

Question 34.

No, Friend is incorrect as 0.32 X 5 = 1.6 ≠ 0.160

Explanation:

1

0.32—–2 decimal places

X 5

1.60 —-2 decimal places

Therefore, friend is incorrect as 0.32 X 5 = 1.6 ≠ 0.160.

Question 35.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

The weight of an object on the Moon is about 0.167 of its weight on Earth.

How much does a 180-pound astronaut weigh on the Moon?

I80-pound astronaut weigh on the Moon is 30.06 pounds

Explanation:

Given the weight of an object on the Moon is about 0.167

of its weight on Earth. So, 180-pound astronaut weigh on the Moon is

0.167 X 180 = 30.06 pounds

5,5

0.167 —– 3 decimal places

X 180

0000

13360

016700

30.060—- 3 decimal places

Therefore, I80-pound astronaut weigh on the Moon is 30.06 pounds.

**MULTIPLYING DECIMALS**

**Multiply.**

Question 36.

0.14

Explanation:

1

0.7 ——1 decimal place

X 0.2——1 decimal place

14

000

0.14—– 2 decimal places

Therefore, 0.7 X 0.2 = 0.14.

Question 37.

0.024

Explanation:

2

0.08 ——–2 decimal places

X 0.3——–1 decimal place

0024

0000

0.024——–3 decimal places

Therefore, 0.08 X 0.3 = 0.024.

Question 38.

0.00021

Explanation:

2

0.007 ——–3 decimal places

X 0.03——–2 decimal places

0021

00000

000000

0.00021——-5 decimal places

Therefore, 0.007 X 0.03 = 0.00021.

Question 39.

0.000072

Explanation:

7

0.0008 ——-4 decimal places

X 0.09——–2 decimal places

00072

000000

0000000

0.000072—–6 decimal places

Therefore, 0.0008 X 0.09 = 0.000072.

Question 40.

0.0036

Explanation:

3

0.004 ——-3 decimal places

X 0.9——-1 decimal place

0036

00000

0.0036——-4 decimal places

Therefore, 0.004 X 0.9 = 0.0036.

Question 41.

0.03

Explanation:

3

0.06—–2 decimal places

X 0.5—–1 decimal place

0030

0000

0.030—-3 decimal places

Therefore, 0.06 X 0.5 = 0.03.

Question 42.

0.0000032

Explanation:

3

0.0008——-4 decimal places

X 0.004——3 decimal places

00032

000000

0000000

0.0000032—-7 decimal places

Therefore, 0.0008 X 0.004 = 0.0000032.

Question 43.

0.000012

Explanation:

1

0.0002——-4 decimal places

X 0.06—— 2 decimal places

00012

000000

0000000

0.000012—-6 decimal places

Therefore, 0.0002 X 0.06 = 0.000012.

Question 44.

12.4 × 0.2

12.4 X 0.2 = 2.48

Explanation:

12.4——–1 decimal place

X 0.2——-1 decimal place

248

0000

2.48——-2 decimal places

Therefore, 12.4 X 0.2 = 2.48.

Question 45.

18.6 . 5.9

18.6 X 5.9 = 109.74

Explanation:

4,3

7,5

18.6—-1 decimal place

X5.9— 1 decimal place

1674

9300

109.74—-2 decimal places

Therefore, 18.6 X 5.9 = 109.74.

Question 46.

7.91 × 0.72

7.91 X 0.72 = 5.6952

Explanation:

6

1

7.91—–2 decimal places

X0.72—-2 decimal places

01582

55370

00000

5.6952—-4 decimal places

Therefore, 7.91 X 0.72 = 5.6952.

Question 47.

1.16 × 3.35

1.16 × 3.35 = 3.886

Explanation:

1

1

3

1.16——-2 decimal places

X 3.35—–2 decimal places

00580

03480

34800

3.8860—–4 decimal places

Therefore, 1.16 X 3.35 = 3.8860.

Question 48.

6.478 × 18.21

6.478 × 18.21 = 117.96438

Explanation:

3,5,6

1,1

6.478——3 decimal places

X 18.21—-2 decimal places

0006478

0129560

5182400

6478000

117.96438—5 decimal places

Therefore, 6.478 × 18.21 = 117.96438.

Question 49.

1.9 × 7.216

1.9 X 7.216 = 13.7104

Explanation:

1,1,5

7.216——3 decimal places

X 1.9——1 decimal place

64944

72160

13.7104——4 decimal places

Therefore, 7.216 X 1.9 = 13.7104.

Question 50.

0.0021 × 18.2

0.0021 × 18.2 = 0.03822

Explanation:

1

0.0021——3 decimal places

X 18.2——-1 decimal place

0000042

0001680

0002100

0.03822——4 decimal places

Therefore, 0.0021 X 18.2 = 0.03822.

Question 51.

6.109 . 8.4

6.109 X 8.4 = 51.3156

Explanation:

7

3

6.109——3 decimal places

X 8.4——1 decimal place

024436

488720

51.3156——4 decimal places

Therefore, 6.109 X 8.4 = 51.3156.

Question 52.

**YOU BE THE TEACHER**

Your friend ﬁnds the product of 4.9 and 3.8. Is your friend correct? Explain your reasoning.

No, Friend is incorrect as 4.9 X 3.8 = 18.62 ≠ 186.2

Explanation:

2

7

4.9 ——1 decimal place

X3.8——1 decimal place

0392

1470

18.62——2 decimal places

Therefore, Friend is incorrect as 4.9 X 3.8 = 18.62 ≠ 186.2.

Questi1on 53.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

A Chinese restaurant offers buffet takeout for $4.99 per pound.

How much does your takeout meal cost?

The takeout meal cost $3.5429

Explanation:

Given a Chinese restaurant offers buffet takeout for $4.99 per pound

and 1 dollar in pound = 0.71 pound, So the takeout meal costs

$4.99 X 0.71 = $3.5429

4.99——2 decimal places

X0.71——2 decimal places

00499

34930

00000

3.5429——4 decimal places

Therefore, the takeout meal cost $3.5429.

Question 54.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

On a tour of an old gold mine, you ﬁnd a nugget containing

0.82 ounce of gold. Gold is worth $1323.80 per ounce.

How much is your nugget worth?

The nugget worth is $1085.516,

Explanation:

Given I found a nugget containing 0.82 ounce of gold.

and gold is worth $1323.80 per ounce. So my nugget worth is

$1323.80 X 0.82

2,1,2,6

1

1323.80—–2 decimal places

X 0.82——-2 decimal places

00264760

10590400

00000000

1085.5160—-4 decimal places

Therefore, the nugget worth is $1085.516.

Question 55.

**PRECISION**

One meter is approximately 3.28 feet. Find the height of each building in feet.

Carlton Centre is 731.44 feet,

Burj Khalifa is 2715.84 feet,

Q1 is 1059.44 feet,

Federation Tower is 1226.72 feet,

One World Trade Centre is 1774.48 feet,

Gran Torre Santiago is 984 feet,

Explanation:

Given one meter is approximately 3.28 feet and

heightsof each building in meters in the table above,

now we will find height in feet as

a. Carlton Centre is 223 meters, So in feet it is

223 X 3.28 = 731.44

1,2

223

X3.28———–2 decimal places

01784

04460

66900

731.44——-2 decimal places

So, Carlton Centre is 731.44 feet,

b. Burj Khalifa is 828 meters , In feet is

828 X 3.28 = 2715.84

2

1,

1,6

828

X3.28 ——– 2 decimal places

006624

016560

248400

2715.84——-2 decimal places

So, Burj Khalifa is 2715.84 feet,

c. Q1 is 323 meters, In feet is

323 X 3.28 = 1059.44

1,2

323

X3.28——-2 decimal places

02584

06460

96900

1059.44——-2 decimal places

So, Q1 is 1059.44 feet,

d. Federation Tower is 374 meters, In feet is

374 X 3.28 = 1226.72

5,3

374

X 3.28——-2 decimal places

002992

007480

112200

1226.72——-2 decimal places

So, Federation Tower is 1226.72 feet,

e. One World Trade Centre is 541 meters, In feet is

541 X 3.28 = 1774.48

1

3

541

X3.28——-2 decimal places

004328

010820

162300

1774.48——-2 decimal places

So, One World Trade Centre is 1774.48 feet,

f. Gran Torre Santiago is 300 meters, Now in feet is

300 X 3.28 = 984

300

X 3.28——-2 decimal places

02400

06000

90000

984.00——-2 decimal places

So, Gran Torre Santiago is 984 feet.

Question 56.

**REASONING**

Show how to evaluate (7.12 × 8.22) × 100 without multiplying two decimals.

(7.12 X 8.22) X 100 = 5852.64

Explanation:

First multiply as whole numbers only we get 712 X 822 = 585264,

We have 4 decimal places but it is multiplied by 100,

We get 2 decimal places so we put as 5852.64,

Therefore (7.12 × 8.22) × 100 = 5852.64.

**EVALUATING AN EXPRESSION**

**Evaluate the expression.**

Question 57.

2.4 × 16 + 7

2.4 × 16 + 7 = 45.4

Explanation:

Given expression as 2.4 × 16 + 7, So first we calculate

2.4 X 16 as

2

2.4——1 decimal place

x16

144

240

38.4—- 1 decimal place

Now 38.4 + 7 = 45.4

Therefore, 2.4 × 16 + 7 = 45.4

Question 58.

6.85 × 2 × 10

6.85 × 2 × 10 = 137

Explanation:

Given expression as 6.85 × 2 × 10,

First we calculate 6.85 X 2 as

1,1

6.85—–2 decimal places

X 2

13.70—–2 decimal places

Now, 13.70 X 10 we move 1 decimal place as 137.0,

Therefore 6.85 × 2 × 10 = 137.

Question 59.

1.047 × 5 – 0.88

1.047 × 5 – 0.88 = 4.355

Explanation:

Given expression as 1.047 × 5 – 0.88, First we calculate

1.047 X 5 as

2,3

1.047— 3 decimal places

X 5

5.235— 3 decimal places

Now 5.235 – 0.88

5.235

0.880

4.355

Therefore, 1.047 × 5 – 0.88 = 4.355.

Question 60.

4.32(3.7 + 1.65)

4.32 X (3.7 + 1.65) = 23.112

Explanation:

Given expression as 4.32(3.7 + 1.65), first we calculate

(3.7 + 1.65) = 5.35

3.70

+1.65

5.35

Now, we multiply as 4.32 X 5.35 as

1,1

1,1

4.32 ——2 decimal places

X5.35—–2 decimal places

02160

12960

21600

23.1120—–4 decimal places

Therefore, 4.32 X (3.7 + 1.65) = 23.112

Question 61.

23.98 – 1.7^{2} . 7.6

23.98 – 1.7^{2} . 7.6 = 2.016

Explanation:

Given expression as 23.98 – 1.7^{2} . 7.6, first we calculate

(1.7^{2} X 7.6) = (1.7 X 1.7 X 7.6) again here first we

multiply 1.7 X 1.7 as

4

1.7—— 1 decimal place

X1.7—– 1 decimal place

119

170

2.89—– 2 decimal places

Now we multiply with 2.89 with 7.6 as

6,6

5,5

2.89—— 2 decimal places

X7.6—— 1 decimal place

01734

20230

21.964—-3 decimal places

Now further we find 23.98 minus 21.964 as

23.980

-21.964

2.016

Therefore 23.98 – 1.7^{2} . 7.6 = 2.016.

Question 62.

12 . 5.16 + 10.064

12 . 5.16 + 10.064 = 182.688

Explanation:

Given expression as 12 X (5.16 + 10.064), first we calculate

5.16 + 10.064 as

05.160

+10.064

15.224

Now we calculate 12 X 15.224 as

1

15.224———3 decimal places

X 12

030448

152240

182.688———3 decimal places

Therefore 12 . 5.16 + 10.064 = 182.688.

Question 63.

0.9(8.2 . 20.35)

0.9(8.2 . 20.35) = 150.183

Explanation:

Given expression as 0.9(8.2 . 20.35), First we calculate

8.2 X 20.35 as

2,4

1

20.35—– 2 decimal places

X8.2 ——1 decimal place

004070

162800

166.870—–3 decimal places

Now we multiply 0.9 with 166.870 as

6, 6,7,6

166.870—–3 decimal places

X 0.9—–1 decimal place

150.183—–3 decimal places

Therefore 0.9(8.2 . 20.35) = 150.183.

Question 64.

7.5^{2}(6.084 – 5.44)

7.5^{2}(6.084 – 5.44) = 36.225

Explanation:

Given expression as 7.5^{2}(6.084 – 5.44), First we will find

6.084 – 5.44 as

6.084

-5.440

0.644

Now 7.5^{2 }X 0.644 as (7.5 X 7.5 X 0.644) as

3

2

7.5—–1 decimal place

X7.5—-1 decimal place

0375

5250

56.25—2 decimal places

Now 56.25 X 0.644 as

56.25—–2 decimal places

X0.644—–3 decimal places

00022500

00225000

03375000

00000000

36.22500—-5 decimal places

Therefore 7.5^{2}(6.084 – 5.44) = 36.225.

Question 65.

0.629[81 ÷ (10 × 2.7)]

0.629[81 ÷ (10 × 2.7)] = 1.887

Explanation:

Given expression as 0.629[81 ÷ (10 × 2.7)], First we will find

10 X 2.7 = 27.0 1 decimal place = 27,

Now 81 ÷ 27 = 3(as 27 X 3 = 81), Now

0.629 X 3 is

2

0.629—- 3 decimal places

X 3

1.887—- 3 decimal places

So, 0.629[81 ÷ (10 × 2.7)] = 1.887

Question 66.

**REASONING**

Without multiplying, how many decimal places does 3.4^{2} have? 3.43^{3}? 3.4^{4}? Explain your reasoning.

3.4^{2} will have 2 decimal places

3.43^{3 }will have 6 decimal places

3.4^{4} will have 4 decimal places

Explanation:

We have 3.4^{2} ,3.43^{3},3.4^{4 }without multiplying we write

decimal places as 3.4^{2} will have 2 decimal places

3.43^{3 }will have 6 decimal places

3.4^{4} will have 4 decimal places,

We take as 3.4^{2} , 1 +1 decimal places = 2 decimal places,

3.43^{3} , 2 decimals X 3 = 6 decimal places and

3.4^{4} , 1 decimal X 4 = 4 decimal places and so on like

number of decimal places multiplied by powers.

Question 67.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

You buy 2.6 pounds of apples and 1.475 pounds of peaches. You hand the cashier a $20 bill. How much change will you receive?

I will receive a change of $14.03,

Explanation:

Given 2.6 pounds of apples and 1.475 pounds of peaches I buyed,

Apples are $1.23 per pound means the cost of apples

bought are 1.23 X 2.6 =3.198

1,1

1.23—–2 decimal places

X2.6—–1 decimal place

0738

2460

3.198—–3 decimal places

Now as cost of peaches are $1.88 per pound

total cost of peaches are 1.475 X 1.88 = 2.77300

3,6,4

3,6,4

1.475—–3 decimal places

X1.88—–2 decimal places

011800

118000

147500

2.77300—–5 decimal places

So, Total cost for apples and peaches are 3.198 plus 2.77300

3.198

+2.773

5.971

We got total cost for fruits as $5.971, I hand

the cashier $20, I will receive a change of 20-5.971 = 14.029

20.000

-05.971

14.029

Therefore I will receive a change of $14.029 ≈$14.03 in return.

**PATTERNS**

**Describe the pattern. Find the next three numbers.**

Question 68.

1, 0.6, 0.36, 0.216, . . .

1, 0.6, 0.36, 0.216, 0.1296, 0.07776,0.046656

Explanation:

Given series as 1, 0.6, 0.36, 0.216, . . .

each number is multiplied by 0.6

because 0.6 X 0.6 = 0.36,

0.36 X 0.6 = 0.216,

Next number is 0.216 X 0.6 = 0.1296,

the next number is 0.1296 X 0.6 = 0.07776 and

the next number is 0.0776 X 0.6 = 0.046656 and so on,

Therefore 1, 0.6, 0.36, 0.216, . . . the next three numbers are

1, 0.6, 0.36, 0.216, 0.1296, 0.07776, 0.046656 .

Question 69.

15, 1.5, 0.15, 0.015, . . .

15, 1.5, 0.15, 0.015, 0.0015, 0.00015, 0.000015

Explanation:

Given series as 15, 1.5, 0.15, 0.015, . . .

each number is multiplied by 0.1

because 15 X 0.1 = 1.5,

1.5 X 0.1 = 0.15,

0.15 X 0.1 = 0.015,

the next number is 0.015 X 0.1 = 0.0015 and

the next number is 0.0015 X 0.1 = 0.00015 and

the next number is 0.00015 X 0.1 = 0.000015 so on,

Therefore 15, 1.5, 0.15, 0.015, . . . the next three numbers are

15, 1.5, 0.15, 0.015, 0.0015, 0.00015, 0.000015.

Question 70.

0.04, 0.02, 0.01, 0.005, . . .

0.04, 0.02, 0.01, 0.005, 0.0025, 0.00125, 0.000625

Explanation:

Given series as 0.04, 0.02, 0.01, 0.005 each number is

divided by 2 as 0.04 ÷ 2 = 0.02,

0.02 ÷ 2 = 0.01, 0.01 ÷ 2 = 0.005,

the next number is 0.005 ÷ 2 = 0.0025,

the next number is 0.0025 ÷ 2 = 0.00125,

and the next number is 0.00125 ÷ 2 = 0.000625

and so on, therefore 0.04, 0.02, 0.01, 0.005, . . .

the next three numbers are

0.04, 0.02, 0.01, 0.005, 0.0025, 0.00125, 0.000625 respectively.

Question 71.

5, 7.5, 11.25, 16.875, . . .

5, 7.5, 11.25, 16.875, 25.3125, 37.96875, 56.953125

Explanation:

Given series are 5, 7.5, 11.25, 16.875, each number

is multiplied by 1.5 of the previous number as shown, So

5 X 1.5 = 7.5, 7.5 X 1.5 = 11.25, 11.25 X 1.5 = 16.875,

the next number is 16.875 X 1.5 = 25.3125,

the next number after 25.3125 X 1.5 = 37.96875 and

the next number is 37.96875 X 1.5 = 56.953125.

therefore 5, 7.5, 11.25, 16.875, the next three numbers are

5, 7.5, 11.25, 16.875, 25.3125, 37.96875, 56.953125.

Question 72.

**DIG DEEPER!**

You are preparing for a trip to Canada. At the time of your trip,

each U.S dollar is worth 1.293 Canadian dollars and each

Canadian dollar is worth 0.773 U.S dollar.

a. You exchange 150 U.S dollars for Canadian dollars. How many

Canadian dollars do you receive?

b. You spend 120 Canadian dollars on the trip. Then you exchange

the remaining Canadian dollars for U.S dollars.

How many U.S dollars do you receive?

a. I receive 193.95 Canadian dollars,

b. I receive 57.16335 U.S dollars,

Explanation:

Given I am preparing for a trip to Canada. At the time of my trip,

each U.S dollar is worth 1.293 Canadian dollars and each

Canadian dollar is worth 0.773 U.S dollar.

a. I exchange 150 U.S dollars for Canadian dollars ,

So i receive Canadian dollars as 1.293 X 150 =

1, 4,1

1.293—– 3 decimal places

x150

000000

064650

129300

193.950—– 3 decimal places

Therefore, I receive 193.95 Canadian dollars.

b. I spend 120 Canadian dollars on the trip. Then I exchange

the remaining Canadian dollars for U.S dollars.

So I have Canadian dollars left after my trip are

193.950 – 120 = 73.950, Now i will convert

Canadian dollars into U.S dollars as 73.950 X 0.773 =

2,6,3

2,6,3

2,1

73.950—- 3 decimal places

X0.773—- 3 decimal places

00221850

05176500

51765000

00000000

57.163350—-6 decimal places

Therefore, I receive 57.16335 U.S dollars.

Question 73.

**OPEN-ENDED**

You and four friends have dinner at a restaurant.

a. Draw a restaurant menu that has main items, desserts, and beverages, with their prices.

b. Write a guest check that shows what each of you ate. Find the subtotal.

c. Multiply by 0.07 to ﬁnd the tax. Then ﬁnd the total.

d. Round the total to the nearest whole number.

Multiply by 0.20 to estimate a tip. Including the tip,

how much did the dinner cost?

a.

b. Guest Check I ate Passion Mousse, Iced Coffee and

Chicken Breasts Quarters only,

My four friends ate Pecan Cheese Cake, Expresso and

Meatloaf with Gravy,

Subtotal is $75.95,

c. Including Tax amount the Total cost is $81.2665,

d. Including the tip, the dinner cost is $96,

Explanation:

a. Shown restaurant menu that has main items, desserts and

beverages, with their prices.

b. I ate Passion Mousse, Iced Coffee and Chicken Breasts Quarters only,

my friend ate Pecan Cheese Cake, Expresso and Meatloaf with Gravy,

Now Passion Mousse, Iced Coffee and Chicken Breasts Quarters only

costs $5.90 + $5.90 + $3.75 =

5.90

5.90

+3.75

15.55

My cost is $15.55

and friend costs are Pecan Cheese Cake, Expresso and

Meatloaf with Gravy $4.95 + $5.90 + $4.25 =

4.95

5.90

+4.25

15.10

and friend costs are $15.10, and for 4 friends it is

4 X 15.10 =

2

15.10—-2 decimal values

X 4

60.40 —-2 decimal values

For four friends it is $60.40,

Now Subtotal of mine and my four freind’s are

$15.55 + $60.40 =

15.55

+60.40

75.95

Subtotal costs to $75.95

c. Given tax is 0.07, So tax on amount is

$75.95 X 0.07 =

4,6,3

75.95—-2 decimal places

X 0.07—2 decimal places

5.3165–4 decimal places

So, The total amount after paying tax is $75.95 + $5.3165,

75.9500

+5.3165

81.2665

Therefore, including tax amount the Total cost is $81.2665.

d. Rounding the total to the nearest whole number as

$81.2665 ≈ $80, now multiplying by 0.20 we get

$80 X 0.20 = $16 is the tip.

Including the tip, the dinner cost is $80 + $16 = $96.

Question 74.

**GEOMETRY**

A rectangular painting has an area of 9.52 square feet.

a. Draw three different ways in which this can happen.

b. The cost of a frame depends on the perimeter of the painting.

Which of your drawings from part(a) is the least expensive to frame?

Explain your reasoning.

c. The thin, black framing costs $1 per foot. The fancy framing costs $5 per foot. Will the fancy framing cost ﬁve times as much as the black framing? Explain why or why not.

d. Suppose the cost of a frame depends on the outside perimeter of the frame. Does this change your answer to part(c)? Explain why or why not.

a.

b. Photoframe i (3.2, 2.975) is the least expensive to frame.

c. Yes, the fancy framing cost ﬁve times as much as the black framing,

d. Yes, It will change if it depends on the outside

perimeter of the frame, not on the material used.

Explanation:

a. Given a rectangular painting has an area of 9.52 square feet,

We know area of rectangle is length X width and it is 9.52 square feet,

Drawn three different ways in which this can happen in the above picture,

as i. 3.2 X 2.975 = 9.52 square feet, ii. 3.4 X 2.8 = 9.52 square feet and

3.8 X 2.505 = 9.52 square feet .

b. The perimeter of paintings are

i. 2(3.2 + 2.975) = 2 X 6.175 = 12.35 feet

ii. 2(3.4 + 2.8) = 2 X 6.2 = 12.4 feet

iii. 2( 3.8 + 2.505) = 2 X 6.305 = 12.61 feet

among the three the least perimeter is 12.35 feet,

So, photoframe i(3.2, 2.975) is the least expensive to frame.

c. The thin, black framing costs $1 per foot.

The fancy framing costs $5 per foot.

So for black framing it is 9.52 X 1 =9.52 dollars,

and for fancy framing it costs 9.52 X 5 = 47.6 dollars,

which is 5 times more than black framing, therefore

fancy framing costs ﬁve times as much as the black framing.

d. If the cost of a frame depends on the outside perimeter of the frame

not the material used then black framing and fancy frame will have

same cost, which will differ from part c results.

### Lesson 2.6 Dividing Whole Numbers

**EXPLORATION 1**

**Using a Double Bar Graph**

**Work with a partner. The double bar graph shows the history of a citywide cleanup day.**

a. Make ﬁve conclusions from the graph.

b. Compare the results of the city cleanup day in 2016 to the results in 2014.

c. What is the average combined amount of trash and recyclables collected each year over the four-year period?

d. Make a prediction about the amount of trash collected in a future year.

a. Five conclusions from the graph:

1. Every year the amount of trash and recyclables

quantity is increasing.

2. Every year the trash quantity is more

than the quantity of recyclables.

3. In the Year 2017 the amount of trash

and recyclables collected in pounds is more

than 7000 pounds.

4. In the year 2014 he amount of trash

and recyclables collected in pounds is less

than 3000 pounds.

5. We have collected information of data

for 4 consecutive years.

b. In 2016 amount collected is 4970 + 732 = 5702 pounds and

in 2014 it is 2310 + 183 = 2493 pounds, Therefore in 2016 the

amount collected is more compared to 2014.

c. The average combined amount of trash and recyclables

collected each year over the four-year period is 5052.5 pounds.

d. We can predict about the amount of trash collected

in a future year 2018 will be approximately 7500 pounds.

Explanation:

a. Five conclusions from the graph are written as below

1. Every year the amount of trash and recyclables

quantity is increasing in 2014 it is 2310, 183,

in 2015 it is 3975,555, in 2016 it is 4970, 732 and

in year 2017 it is 6390, 1095 pounds.

2. Every year the trash quantity is more

than the quantity of recyclables.

In 2014 – 2310 > 183,

In 2015 – 3975 > 555,

In 2016 – 4970 > 732,

In 2017 – 6390 > 1095.

3. In the Year 2017 the amount of trash

and recyclables collected in pounds is more

than 7000 pounds because in 2017 it is 6390 + 1095 =

7485 pounds which is more than 7000 pounds.

4. In the year 2014 he amount of trash

and recyclables collected in pounds is less

than 3000 pounds because in 2014 it is 2310 + 183

= 2493 pounds which is less than 3000 pounds.

5. We have collected information of data

for 4 consecutive years as 2014 , 2015 , 2016 and 2017.

b. In 2016 it is 4970 pounds of trash and 732 pounds of recyclables,

In 2014 it is 2310 pounds of trash and 183 pounds of recyclables,

Now in n 2016 amount collected is 4970 + 732 = 5702 pounds and

in 2014 it is 2310 + 183 = 2493 pounds, Therefore in 2016 the

amount collected is more compared to 2014.

c. The average combined amount of trash and recyclables

collected each year is

In 2014 = 2310 + 183 = 2493 pounds

In 2015 = 3975 + 555 = 4530 pounds

In 2016 = 4970 + 732 = 5702 pounds

In 2017 = 6390 + 1095 = 7485 pounds

Total amount of collection in 4 years is

2493 + 4530 + 5702 + 7485 = 20210 pounds

and average for 4 years is 20210 ÷ 4 = 5052.5 pounds,

Therefore the average combined amount of trash and recyclables

collected each year over the four-year period is 5052.5 pounds.

d. Every year we see how much it increased

2015 & 2014- trash is 3975 – 2310 = 1665 pounds,

recyclables is 555 – 183 = 372 pounds

2016 & 2015 – trash 4970 – 3975 = 995 pounds

recyclables is 732 – 555 = 177 pounds

2017 & 2016 – trash 6390 – 4970 = 1420

recyclables is 1095 – 732 = 363 pounds,

as we see every year trash has increased

So we can predict about the amount of trash collected

in a future year 2018 will be approximately 7500 pounds.

**2.6 Lesson**

You have used long division to divide whole numbers. When the divisor divides evenly into the dividend, the quotient is a whole number.

When the divisor does not divide evenly into the dividend, you obtain a remainder. When this occurs, you can write the quotient as a mixed number.

**Try It**

**Divide. Use estimation to check your answer.**

Question 1.

234 ÷ 9

234 ÷ 9 = 26

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

Given 234 ÷ 9 =

234 ÷ 9 = 26,

Estimation is 230 ÷ 9 = 25.555 ≈ 26,

So estimation is reasonable.

Question 2.

\(\frac{6096}{30}\)

\(\frac{6096}{30}\) = 203 and 6 remainder,

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

\(\frac{6096}{30}\) = 203 and 6 remainder,

Estimation is \(\frac{6100}{30}\) = 203.33 ≈ 203,

So estimation is reasonable,

Question 3.

45,691 ÷ 28

45,691 ÷ 28 = 1631 and remainder is 23,

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

45,691 ÷ 28 = 1631 and remainder is 23,

Estimation is 45700 ÷ 28 = 1632 ≈ 1631,

So estimation is reasonable.

Question 4.

Find the quotient of 9920 and 320.

The quotient of 9920 and 320 is 31,

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

The quotient of 9920 and 320 is 31,

Estimation is 9900 ÷ 320 = 30.93 ≈ 31,

So estimation is reasonable.

**Try It**

Question 5.

**WHAT IF?**

You make 30 equal payments for the go-kart.

Total is $1380. How much is each payment?

Each payment is $46.

Explanation:

Given I make 30 equal payments for the go-kart.

total is $1380.

So each payment is $46.

**Self-Assessment for Concepts & Skills**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

**DIVIDING WHOLE NUMBERS**

**Divide. Use estimation to check your answer.**

Question 6.

876 ÷ 12

876 ÷ 12 = 73,

Estimation is reasonable.

Explanation:

876 ÷ 12 = 73,

Estimation is 900 ÷ 12 = 75 ≈ 73,

So estimation is reasonable.

Question 7.

3024 ÷ 7

3024 ÷ 7 = 432

Estimation is not reasonable,

Explanation:

3024 ÷ 7 = 432,

Estimation is 3000 ÷ 7 = 428.5 ≈ 429 ≠ 432

So, estimation is not reasonable.

Question 8.

1043 ÷ 22

1043 ÷ 22 = 47 and remainder is 9,

Estimation is not reasonable.

Explanation:

1043 ÷ 22 = 47 and remainder is 9,

Estimation is 1000 ÷ 22 = 45 and remainder is 10 ≠

47 and remainder is 9, So, estimation is not reasonable.

Question 9.

**VOCABULARY**

Use the division problem shown to tell whether the number is the

divisor, dividend, or quotient.

a. 884 — dividend

b. 26 —quotient

c. 34 — divisor

Explanation:

In division, we divide a number by any other number to

get another number as a result. So, the number which is

getting divided here is called the dividend.

The number which divides a given number is the divisor.

And the number which we get as a result is known as the quotient.

Divisor Formula: The operation of division in the form of:

Dividend ÷ Divisor = Quotient,

The above expression can also be written as:

Divisor = Dividend ÷ Quotient

Here, ‘÷’ is the symbol of division. But sometimes,

it is also represented by the ‘/’ symbol, such as

Dividend / Divisor = Quotient.

Question 10.

**NUMBER SENSE**

Without calculating, decide which is greater:

3999 ÷ 129 or 3834 ÷ 142. Explain.

3999 ÷ 129 is greater,

Explanation:

As given to find which is greater among

3999 ÷ 129 or 3834 ÷ 142 if we compare

numerators 3999 > 3834 and denominators

129 < 142 , So obviously 3999 ÷ 129 is greater.

Question 11.

**REASONING**

In a division problem, can the remainder be greater than the divisor? Explain.

No, the remainder cannot be greater than the divisor,

Explanation:

Remainder means something which is ‘left over’ or ‘remaining’.

When one number divides another number completely,

the remainder is 0.

The remainder is always less than the divisor.

If the remainder is greater than the divisor,

it means that the division is incomplete,

therefore the remainder cannot be greater than the divisor,

**Self-Assessment for Problem Solving**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

Question 12.

In a movie’s opening weekend, 879,575 tickets are sold in 755 theaters.

The average cost of a ticket is $9.50. What is the average amount of

money earned by each theater?

The average amount of money earned by each theater is

$11067.5,

Explanation:

Given in a movie’s opening weekend, 879,575 tickets are sold

in 755 theaters. So each theaters it is 879,575 ÷ 755 = 1165

Now the average cost of a ticket is $9.50 and we have

each theaters tickets sold are 1165, So average amount earned

is 1165 X $9.50 =

1165

X9.50—- 2 decimal places

0000000

0058250

1048500

11067.50— 2 decimal places

Therefore, the average amount of money earned by each theater is

$11067.5.

Question 13.

A boat can carry 582 passengers to the base of a waterfall.

A total of 13,105 people ride the boat today.

All the rides are full except for the ﬁrst ride. How many rides are given?

How many people are on the ﬁrst ride?

Rides given are 22 and passengers on first ride are 301,

Explanation:

Given a boat can carry 582 passengers to the base of a waterfall.

A total of 13,105 people ride the boat today.

So rides given are 13,105 ÷ 582 =

Given all the rides are full except for the ﬁrst ride,

means total 22 rides and for first ride there are

301 passengers.

Question 14.

**DIG DEEPER!**

A new year begins at 12:00 A.M. on January 1.

What is the date and time 12,345 minutes after

the start of a new year?

The date is January 9^{th }, time is 23:45 pm,

Explanation:

Given new year begins at 12:00 A.M. on January 1.

The date and time 12,345 minutes after the start of a new year

will be, first we convert into hours as 1 hour means

60 minutes, 12,345 ÷ 60 =

205 hours and 45 minutes, Now each day has 24 hours,

So 205 ÷ 24 =

So therefore it will be 8 complete days with

23 hours and 45 minutes,

the date is January 9^{th } , time is 23:45 pm.

### Dividing Whole Numbers Homework & Practice 2.6

**Review & Refresh**

**Multiply.**

Question 1.

8 × 3.79

8 X 3.79 = 30.32

Explanation:

Given expression as 8 × 3.79 =

6,7

3.79—— 2 decimal places

X 8

30.32—— 2 decimal places

Therefore, 8 X 3.79 = 30.32.

Question 2.

12.1 × 2.42

12.1 × 2.42 = 29.282

Explanation:

Given expression as 12.1 × 2.42 =

12.1—— 1 decimal place

X 2.42—–2 decimal places

00242

04840

24200

29.282—–3 decimal places

Therefore, 12.1 × 2.42 = 29.282.

Question 3.

6.43 × 0.28

6.43 × 0.28 = 1.8004

Explanation:

Given expression as 6.43 × 0.28 =

6.43—— 2 decimal places

X 0.28—–2 decimal places

005144

012860

000000

1.8004—–4 decimal places

Question 4.

9.526 . 6.61

9.526 X 6.61 = 62.96686

Explanation:

Given expression as 9.526 × 6.61 =

9.526—– 3 decimal places

X 6.61—–2 decimal places

0009526

0571560

5715600

62.96686—–5 decimal places

**List the factor pairs of the number.**

Question 5.

26.

Factors pairs of 26 = (1,26), (2, 13),

Explanation:

Factors of 26 : 1, 2, 13, 26,

So factor pairs of 26 are 1 x 26 or 2 x 13,

(1,26), (2, 13).

Question 6.

72

Factors pairs of 72 are (1, 72) or (2, 36) or (3, 24) or

(4, 18) or (6, 12) or (8, 9).

Explanation:

Factors of 72 : 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36 and 72,

So factors pairs of 72 are (1, 72) or (2, 36) or (3, 24) or

(4, 18) or (6, 12) or (8, 9).

Question 7.

50

Factors pairs of 50 are (1, 50), (2, 25) ,(5,10),

Explanation:

Factors of 50 : 1, 2, 5,10, 25, and 50,

Factor pairs of 50 are (1, 50), (2, 25) ,(5,10).

Question 8.

98

Factors pairs of 98 are (1, 98), (2, 49), (7, 14),

Explanation:

Factors of 98 : 1, 2, 7, 14, 49, and 98,

Factors pairs of 98 are (1, 98), (2, 49), (7, 14).

**Match the expression with its value.**

Question 9.

\(\frac{6}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{5}\) = 1\(\frac{3}{7}\),

matches with B,

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{6}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{5}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{3}{5}\) as

\(\frac{5}{3}\) and multiply as \(\frac{6}{7}\) X \(\frac{4}{7}\) =

\(\frac{6 X 5}{7 X 3}\) = \(\frac{30}{21}\),

as both goes in 3, 3 X 10 = 30, 3 X 7 = 21, \(\frac{30}{21}\) =

\(\frac{10}{7}\) as numerator is greater we write as

(1 X 7 + 3 by 7) = 1\(\frac{3}{7}\) matches with B.

Question 10.

\(\frac{3}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{6}{5}\) = \(\frac{5}{14}\),

matches with C,

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{3}{7}\) ÷ \(\frac{6}{5}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{6}{5}\) as

\(\frac{5}{6}\) and multiply as \(\frac{3}{7}\) X \(\frac{5}{6}\) =

\(\frac{3 X 5}{7 X 6}\) = \(\frac{15}{42}\),

as both goes in 3, 3 X 5 = 15, 3 X 14 = 42, \(\frac{15}{42}\) =

\(\frac{5}{14}\) matches with C.

Question 11.

\(\frac{6}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{7}\) = 2\(\frac{4}{5}\),

matches with D,

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{6}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{7}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{3}{7}\) as

\(\frac{7}{3}\) and multiply as \(\frac{6}{5}\) X \(\frac{7}{3}\) =

\(\frac{6 X 7}{5 X 3}\) = \(\frac{42}{15}\),

as both goes in 3, 3 X 14 = 72, 3 X 5 = 15, \(\frac{42}{15}\) =

\(\frac{14}{5}\) as numerator is greater we write as

(2 X 5 + 4 by 5) = 2\(\frac{4}{5}\) matches with D.

Question 12.

\(\frac{3}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{6}{7}\) = \(\frac{7}{10}\),,

matches with A,

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{3}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{6}{7}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{6}{7}\) as

\(\frac{7}{6}\) and multiply as \(\frac{3}{5}\) X \(\frac{7}{6}\) =

\(\frac{3 X 7}{5 X 6}\) = \(\frac{21}{30}\),

as both goes in 3, 3 X 7 = 21, 3 X 10 = 30, \(\frac{21}{30}\) =

\(\frac{7}{10}\) matches with A.

**Concepts, Skills, & Problem Solving**

**OPERATIONS WITH WHOLE NUMBERS**

**The bar graph shows the attendance at a food festival. Use the graph to answer the question.** (See Exploration 1, p. 81.)

Question 13.

What is the total attendance at the food festival from 2014 to 2017?

The total attendance at the food festival from

2014 to 2017 is 16,648,

Explanation:

As shown in bar graph we add attendance from

year 2014 to 2017 as 2118 + 3391 + 4785 + 6354 =

2118

3391

4785

+6354

16,648

Therefore ,the total attendance at the food festival from

2014 to 2017 is 16,648.

Question 14.

How many times more people attended the food festival in 2017 than in 2014?

4,236 more people attended the food festival in 2017,

Explanation:

In Year 2017 people attended the food festival are 6354 and

in year 2014 it is 2118, So more people attended the food festival

in 2017 are 6354 – 2118 =

6354

-2118

4236

So, 4,236 more people attended the food festival in 2017.

Question 15.

What is the average attendance at the festival each year over the four-year period?

The average attendance at the festival each year

over the four-year period is 4162,

Explanation:

We have total attendance at the food festival from

2014 to 2017 is 16,648, Now the average attendance is

16648 ÷ 4 = 4162

Therefore, The average attendance at the festival each year

over the four-year period is 4162.

Question 16.

The festival projects that the attendance for 2018 will be

twice the attendance in 2016. What is the

projected attendance for 2018?

The projected attendance for 2018 is 9570,

Explanation:

Given the attendance in 2016 is 4785,

the projected attendance for 2018 is

twice the attendance in 2016 is 2 X 4785 = 9570.

Therefore, the projected attendance for 2018 is 9570.

**DIVIDING WHOLE NUMBERS**

**Divide. Use estimation to check your answer.**

Question 17.

837 ÷ 27

837 ÷ 27 = 31,

Explanation:

Given expression as 837 ÷ 27 =

So, 837 ÷ 27 = 31.

Question 18.

1088 ÷ 34

1088 ÷ 34 = 32,

Explanation:

Given expression as 1088 ÷ 34 =

Therefore, 1088 ÷ 34 = 32.

Question 19.

903 ÷ 72

903 ÷ 72 = 12\(\frac{13}{24}\),

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{903}{72}\) as both goes in 3,

3 X 301, 3 X 24 = 72, (301, 24) = \(\frac{301}{24}\) as

numerator is greater we write as (12 X 24 + 13 by 24) =

12\(\frac{13}{24}\).

Question 20.

6409 ÷ 61

6409 ÷ 61 = 105\(\frac{4}{61}\),

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{6409}{61}\) as

numerator is greater we write as (105 X 61 + 4 by 61) =

105\(\frac{4}{61}\).

Question 21.

\(\frac{5986}{82}\)

\(\frac{5986}{82}\) = 73,

Explanation:

Given \(\frac{5986}{82}\) as both goes in 82,

82 X 73 = 5986 we get \(\frac{5986}{82}\) = 73.

Question 22.

6200 ÷ 163

6200 ÷ 163 = 38\(\frac{6}{163}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{6200}{163}\) here

numerator is greater we write as ( 38 X 163 + 6 by 163) =

38\(\frac{6}{163}\).

Question 23.

6255 ÷ 118

6255 ÷ 118 = 53\(\frac{1}{118}\)

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{6255}{118}\), here

numerator is greater we write as (53 X 118 + 1 by 118) =

53\(\frac{1}{118}\).

Question 24.

\(\frac{588}{84}\)

\(\frac{588}{84}\) = 7

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{588}{84}\) as

both goes in 84, 84 X 7 = 588, 84 X 1 = 84,

So \(\frac{588}{84}\) = 7.

Question 25.

7440 ÷ 124

7440 ÷ 124 = 60

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{7440{124}\), here

both goes in 124 as 124 X 60 = 7440, 124 X 1 = 124, (60, 1),

therefore \(\frac{7440{124}\) = 60.

Question 26.

26,862 ÷ 407

26,862 ÷ 407 = 66

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{26862}{407}\), here

both goes in 407 as 407 X 66 = 26862, 407 X 1 = 407, (66, 1),

therefore \(\frac{26862}{407}\) = 66.

Question 27.

8241 ÷ 173

8241 ÷ 173 = 47\(\frac{110}{173}\),

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{8241}{173}\),

numerator is greater so we write as (47 X 173 + 110 by 173),

\(\frac{8241}{173}\) = 47\(\frac{110}{173}\).

Question 28.

\(\frac{33,505}{16}\)

\(\frac{33,505}{16}\) = 2094\(\frac{1}{16}\),

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{33505}{16}\),

numerator is greater so we write as (2094 X 16 + 1 by 16),

therefore \(\frac{33505}{16}\) = 2094\(\frac{1}{16}\).

Question 29.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

A pharmacist divides 364 pills into prescription bottles.

Each bottle contains 28 pills. How many bottles does

the pharmacist ﬁll?

The pharmacist fills 13 bottles,

Explanation:

Given a pharmacist divides 364 pills into prescription bottles.

Each bottle contains 28 pills, number of bottles the pharmacist fill

are 364 ÷ 28 = 13,

therefore, the pharmacist fills 13 bottles.

**YOU BE THE TEACHER**

**Your friend ﬁnds the quotient. Is your friend correct? Explain your reasoning.**

Question 30.

No, friend is incorrect as 963 ÷ 8 = 120 and remainder is 3

≠ 12 remainder 3,

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{963}{8}\),

numerator is greater so we write as ( 120 X 8 + 3 by 8),

therefore \(\frac{963}{16}\) = 120\(\frac{3}{8}\) ≠

12 remainder 3, So friend is incorrect.

Question 31.

No, friend is incorrect as 1308 ÷ 12 = 109 ≠ 19,

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{1308}{12}\),

numerator is greater and 12 X 109 = 1308

therefore \(\frac{1308}{12}\) = 109 ≠ 19,

So friend is incorrect.

**GEOMETRY**

**Find the perimeter of the rectangle.**

Question 32.

The perimeter of the rectangle is 24 inches,

Explanation:

Given area of rectangle as 35 in^{2 }and width as 7 in,

we know area of rectangle is width X length,

35 = 7 X length, So length = 35 ÷ 7 = 5 ( 7 X 5 = 35),

So length of rectangle is 5 in, Now perimeter of

the rectangle is 2( length + width) = 2, (5 + 7) =

2 X 12 = 24 inches, therefore the perimeter of the

rectangle is 24 inches.

Question 33.

The perimeter of the rectangle is 42 ft,

Explanation:

Given area of rectangle as 108 ft^{2 }and width as 12 ft,

we know area of rectangle is width X length,

108 = 12 X length, So length = 108 ÷ 12 = 9, ( 9 X 12 = 108),

So length of rectangle is 9 ft, Now perimeter of

the rectangle is 2( length + width) = 2 (9 + 12) = 2 X 21 = 42 ft,

therefore the perimeter of the rectangle is 42 ft.

Question 34.

The perimeter of the rectangle is 36 m,

Explanation:

Given area of rectangle as 80 m^{2 }and width as 10 m,

we know area of rectangle is width X length,

80 = 10 X length, So length = 80 ÷ 10 = 8, (8 X 10 = 80),

So length of rectangle is 8 m, Now perimeter of

the rectangle is 2( length + width) = 2 (8 + 10) = 2 X 18 = 36 m,

therefore the perimeter of the rectangle is 36 m.

Question 35.

**REASONING**

You borrow bookcases like the one shown to display 943 books

at a book sale. You plan to put 22 books on each shelf.

No books will be on top of the bookcases.

a. How many bookcases must you borrow to display all the books?

b. You ﬁll the shelves of each bookcase in order, starting

with the top shelf. How many books are on each shelf of the

last bookcase?

a. 9 bookcases I must borrow to display all the books,

b. Books in each shelf of the last bookcase are

shelf 1-22, shelf 2- 22, shelf 3-19, shelf 4-0, shelf 5 -0 books,

Explanation:

Given I borrow bookcases like the one shown to display

943 books at a book sale.I plan to put 22 books on each

shelf and no books will be on top of the bookcases.

a. Number of bookcases I must borrow to display

all the books are each bookcases have 5 shelves and in each

shelf I can put 22 books so in each bookcase I can put

5 X 22 = 110 books, Now 943 ÷ 110 =

\(\frac{943}{110}\) as numerator is greater we

write as ( 8 X 110 + 63 by 110) = 8\(\frac{63}{110}\) ,

means 8 bookcases and 63 books are still there,

so I require 9 bookcases to completely keep the books

in the shelves.

b. Now I ﬁll the shelves of each bookcase in order, starting

with the top shelf. I have 63 books to arrange in 9 bookcase,

So books are on each shelf of the last bookcase are

shelf 1 – 22 books, now we are left with 63 – 22 = 41 books

shelf 2 = 22 books, now we are left with 41 – 22 = 19 books

shelf 3 = 19 books,

shelf 4 = 0 books,

shelf 5 = 0 books respectively.

Question 36.

**DIG DEEPER!**

The siding of a house is 2250 square feet. The siding needs two coats of paint.

a. What is the minimum cost of the paint needed to complete the job?

b. How much paint is left over when you spend the minimum amount?

a. The minimum cost of the paint needed to complete the job is $435,

b. \(\frac{30}{32}\) gallon paint is left over

when I spend the minimum amount,

Explanation:

Given the siding of a house is 2250 square feet.

The siding needs two coats of paint. So the siding

becomes 2 X 2250 = 4500 square feet,

Now we check with the paints needed If we take

1 quart it will cover 80 square feet and 1 quart cost is $ 18 means

we require 4500 ÷ 80 = \(\frac{4500}{80}\) as both goes

in 10, 10 X 450 = 4500, 10 X 8 = 80, (450 , 8) = \(\frac{450}{8}\)

as numerator is greater we write as ( 56 X 8 + 2 by 8) = 56\(\frac{2}{8}\) ,

we need approximately 57 quart, the cost will be

57 X $18 = $1026 to complete the job,

If we take 1 gallon it will cover 320 square feet and

1 gallon costs is $29 means we require 4500 ÷ 320 =

\(\frac{4500}{320}\) as both goes in 10, 10 X 450 = 4500,

10 X 32 = 320, (450 , 32) = \(\frac{450}{32}\)

as numerator is greater we write as ( 14 X 32 + 2 by 32) = 14\(\frac{2}{32}\) ,

we need approximately 15 gallons, the cost will be

15 X $29 = $435 to complete the job,

So the minimum cost of the paint needed to complete the job is $435.

b. The paint left over when I spend the minimum amount is

15 – \(\frac{450}{32}\) = (15 X 32 – 450 by 32) =

(480-450 by 32) = \(\frac{30}{32}\) gallon paint is left.

Question 37.

**CRITICAL THINKING**

Use the digits 3, 4, 6, and 9 to complete the division problem. Use each digit once.

36,000 ÷ 900 = 40 or 36,000 ÷ 400 = 90,

Explanation:

To complete the division problem we use digits

3, 4, 6, 9 each digit once as if we take first 3,4,

we are left with digits 6, 9,

34,000 ÷ 900 ≈ 38 not matches to complete the division problem,

34,000 ÷ 600 ≈ 57 not matches to complete the division problem,

next 36,000 ÷ 900 = 40 matches to complete the division problem,

36,000 ÷ 400 = 90 matches to complete the division problem,

next we take 4, 3 we are left with digits 6 ,9,

43,000 ÷ 900 ≈ 47 not matches to complete the division problem,

43,000 ÷ 600 ≈ 71 not matches to complete the division problem,

next we take 6, 4 we are left with digits 3 ,9,

64,000 ÷ 300 ≈ 213 not matches to complete the division problem,

64,000 ÷ 900 ≈ 71 not matches to complete the division problem,

next we take 9, 6 we are left with digits 3,4,

96,000 ÷ 300 ≈ 320 not matches to complete the division problem,

96,000 ÷ 400 ≈ 240 not matches to complete the division problem,

So to complete the division problem we write as

36,000 ÷ 900 = 40 or 36,000 ÷ 400 = 90.

### Lesson 2.7 Dividing Decimals

**EXPLORATION 1**

**Dividing Decimals**

**Work with a partner.**

a. Write two division expressions represented by each area model. Then ﬁnd the quotients. Explain how you found your answer.

b. Use a calculator to ﬁnd 119 ÷ 17, 11.9 ÷ 1.7, 1.19 ÷ 0.17

and 0.119 ÷ 0.017. What do you notice? Explain how you can

use long division to divide any pair of multi-digit decimals.

a. i. Two division expressions are \(\frac{40}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{10}\) =

\(\frac{5}{10}\) or \(\frac{40}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{10}\) =

\(\frac{8}{10}\),

ii. The division expression of whole part is

\(\frac{50}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{10}\) = \(\frac{10}{10}\) or

and \(\frac{50}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{10}\) = \(\frac{5}{10}\)

decimal part is \(\frac{25}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{10}\) = \(\frac{5}{10}\)

or \(\frac{25}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{10}\) = \(\frac{5}{10}\),

iii. The division expression of whole part is

\(\frac{70}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{7}{10}\) = \(\frac{10}{10}\) or

\(\frac{70}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{10}\) = \(\frac{7}{10}\) and

decimal part is \(\frac{49}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{7}{10}\) = \(\frac{7}{10}\),

b. 19 ÷ 17 = 7, 11.9 ÷ 1.7 = 7, 1.19 ÷ 0.17 = 7

and 0.119 ÷ 0.017 = 7,

To multiply decimals, first multiply as

if there is no decimal. Next, count the number of digits after

the decimal in each factor. Finally, put the same number of digits

behind the decimal in the product.

Explanation:

a. Two division expressions are \(\frac{40}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{10}\) =

\(\frac{5}{10}\) or \(\frac{40}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{10}\) =

\(\frac{8}{10}\), or

By counting the blocks in the area model found

the two division expressions are \(\frac{5}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{8}\)

first we write the reciprocal \(\frac{10}{8}\) and multiply as

\(\frac{5}{10}\) X \(\frac{8}{10}\)

and Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 8 = 40

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{40}{100}\), So \(\frac{5 X 8}{10 X 10}\) = \(\frac{40}{100}\).

If we see the area model the purple color blocks show

40 out of 100 blocks.

ii. The division expression of whole part is

\(\frac{50}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{10}\) = \(\frac{10}{10}\) or

and \(\frac{50}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{10}\) = \(\frac{5}{10}\)

decimal part is \(\frac{25}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{10}\) = \(\frac{5}{10}\)

or \(\frac{25}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{10}\) = \(\frac{5}{10}\), or

By counting the blocks in the area model found

the multiplication expression as \(\frac{10}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{10}\)

first we write the reciprocal \(\frac{10}{5}\) and multiply as

\(\frac{10}{10}\) X \(\frac{5}{10}\)

and Step I: We multiply the numerators as 10 X 5 = 50

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{50}{100}\), So \(\frac{10 X 5}{10 X 10}\) = \(\frac{50}{100}\).

Now in decimal part we have \(\frac{5}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{5}\),

first we write the reciprocal \(\frac{10}{5}\) and multiply as

\(\frac{5}{10}\) X \(\frac{5}{10}\)

similar to whole part we do multiplication

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 5 X 5 = 25

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{25}{100}\), therefore then the product results is

\(\frac{50}{100}\) + \(\frac{25}{100}\),

iii. The division expression of whole part is

\(\frac{70}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{7}{10}\) = \(\frac{10}{10}\) or

\(\frac{70}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{10}\) = \(\frac{7}{10}\) and

decimal part is \(\frac{49}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{7}{10}\) = \(\frac{7}{10}\), or By counting the blocks in the area model found

the division expression as \(\frac{10}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{7}\)

first we write the reciprocal \(\frac{10}{7}\) and multiply as

\(\frac{10}{10}\) X \(\frac{7}{10}\)

and Step I: We multiply the numerators as 10 X 7 = 70

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{70}{100}\), So \(\frac{10 X 7}{10 X 10}\) = \(\frac{70}{100}\).

Now in decimal part we have \(\frac{7}{10}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{7}\),

first we write the reciprocal \(\frac{10}{7}\) and multiply as

\(\frac{7}{10}\) X \(\frac{7}{10}\),

similar to whole part we do multiplication

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 7 X 7 = 49

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 10 =100

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{49}{100}\), therefore then the product results is

\(\frac{70}{100}\) + \(\frac{49}{100}\).

b. 19 ÷ 17 = 7, 11.9 ÷ 1.7 = 7, 1.19 ÷ 0.17 = 7

and 0.119 ÷ 0.017 = 7,

To multiply decimals, first multiply as

if there is no decimal. Next, count the number of digits after

the decimal in each factor. Finally, put the same number of digits

behind the decimal in the product.

Example: 7.6)19.76(

The first thing that we want to do when dividing decimals is to turn

the divisor into a whole number. We do this by moving the decimal

place to the right:

7.6 —–> 76

If we move the decimal over one place in the divisor,

we must also move the decimal over one place in the dividend:

19.76 —–>197.6

The new division problem should look as follows:

76 )197.6(

We’ve already placed the decimal in our answer.

When we divide decimals, we place the decimal directly above

the decimal in the dividend, but only after we’ve completed the

first two steps of moving the decimal point in the divisor and dividend.

Now we can divide like normal: 76)197.6(

Think: how many times can 76 go into 197

76 can go into 197 two times so we write a 2 over the 7

in the dividend:

76) 197.6(2.

Next, we multiply 2 and 76 and write that product underneath

the 197 and subtract:

76)197.6(2.

-152

45

Now we bring down the 6 from the dividend to make the 45 into a 456.

Think: how many times can 76 go into 456?

76 can go into 465 six times so we write a 6 above the 6 in the dividend:

76)197.6(2.6

-152

456

Next, we multiply 6 and 76 and write that product underneath

the 456 and subtract:

We are left with no remainder and a final quotient of 2.6.

**2.7 Lesson**

**Key Idea**

Dividing Decimals by Whole Numbers

**Words**

Place the decimal point in the quotient above the decimal point in the dividend.

Then divide as you would with whole numbers. Continue until there is no remainder.

**Try It**

**Divide. Use estimation to check your answer.**

Question 1.

36.4 ÷ 2

36.4 ÷ 2 = 18.2

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

Therefore, 36.4 ÷ 2 = 18.2,

Estimation is 36 ÷ 2 = 18 is reasonable.

Question 2.

22.2 ÷ 6

22.2 ÷ 6 = 3.7,

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

3.7

6)22.2 6 X 3 = 18

18

4.2 6 X 0.7 = 4.2

4.2

0

Therefore, 22.2 ÷ 6 = 3.7.

Estimation is 22 ÷ 6 = 3.66 is reasonale.

Question 3.

59.64 ÷ 7

59.64 ÷ 7 = 8.52,

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

8.52

7)59.64 7 X 8 = 56

56

3.6 7 X 0.5 = 3.5

3.5

0.14 7 X 0.02 = 0.14

0.14

0

Therefore, 59.64 ÷ 7 = 8.52,

Estimation is 60 ÷ 7 = 8.57 is reasonale.

Question 4.

3.12 ÷ 16

3.12 ÷ 16 = 0.195,

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

0.195

16)3.12 16 X 0.1 = 1.6

1.6

1.52 16 X 0.09 = 1.44

1.44

0.08 16 X 0.005 = 0.08

0.08

0

Therefore, 3.12 ÷ 16 = 0.195,

Estimation is 3 ÷ 16 = 0.187 is reasonale.

Question 5.

6.224 ÷ 4

6.224 ÷ 4 = 1.556,

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

1.556

4)6.224 4 X 1 = 4

4

2 4 X 0.5 =2

2

0.2 4 X 0.05 = 0.2

0.2

0.024 4 X 0.006 = 0.024

0.024

0

Therefore, 6.224 ÷ 4 = 1.556,

Estimation is 6 ÷ 4 = 1.5 is reasonale.

Question 6.

43.407 ÷ 14

43.407 ÷ 14 = 3.1005,

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

3.1005

14)43.407 14 X 3 = 42

42

1.4 14 X 0.1 = 1.4

1.4

0.007 14 X 0.0005 = 0.007

0.007

0

Therefore, 43.407 ÷ 14 = 3.1005,

Estimation is 43 ÷ 14 = 3.0714 is reasonale.

**Key Idea**

**Dividing Decimals by Decimals
**

**Words**

Multiply the divisor and the dividend by a power of 10 to make

the divisor a whole number. Then place the decimal point in the

quotient above the decimal point in the dividend and divide as

you would with whole numbers. Continue until there is no remainder.

**Try It**

**Divide. Check your answer.**

Question 7.

= 8

Explanation:

Given expression is 9.6 ÷ 1.2 =

8

1.2) 9.6 1.2 X 8 = 9.6

9.6

0

Therefore, 9.6 ÷ 1.2 = 9.6.

Question 8.

= 17

Explanation:

17

3.4)57.8 3.4 X 17 = 57.8

57.8

0

Therefore, 57.8 ÷ 3.4 = 17.

Question 9.

21.643 ÷ 2.3

21.643 ÷ 2.3 = 9.41

Explanation:

9.41

2.3)21.643 2.3 X 9 = 20.7

20.7

0.94 2.3 X 0.4 = 0.92

0.92

0.023 2.3 X 0.01 = 0.023

0.023

0

Therefore, 21.643 ÷ 2.3 = 9.41.

Question 10.

0.459 ÷ 0.51

0.459 ÷ 0.51 =0.9

Explanation:

0.9

0.51)0.459 0.51 X 0.9 = 0.459

0.459

0

Therefore, 0.51 ÷ 0.9 = 0.459

**Try It**

**Divide. Check your answer.**

Question 11.

3.8 ÷ 0.16

3.8 ÷ 0.16 = 23.75

Explanation:

23.75

0.16)3.8 0.16 X 23 = 3.68

3.68

0.120 0.16 X 0.7 = 0.112

0.112

0.008 0.16 X 0.05 = 0.008

0.008

0

Therefore, 3.8 ÷ 0.16 = 23.75.

Question 12.

15.6 ÷ 0.78

15.6 ÷ 0.78 = 20

Explanation:

20

0.78)15.6 0.78 X 20 = 15.6

15.6

0

Therefore, 15.6 ÷ 0.78 = 20.

Question 13.

7.2 ÷ 0.048

7.2 ÷ 0.048 = 150

Explanation:

150

0.048)7.2 0.048 X 150 = 7.2

7.2

0

Therefore, 7.2 ÷ 0.048 = 7.2.

Question 14.

42 ÷ 3.75

42 ÷ 3.75 = 11.2

Explanation:

11.2

3.75) 42 3.75 X 11= 41.25

41.25

0.75 3.75 X 0.2 = 0.75

0.75

0

Therefore, 42 ÷ 3.75 = 11.2.

**Self-Assessment for Concepts & Skills**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

**DIVIDING DECIMALS**

**Divide. Check your answer.**

Question 15.

37.7 ÷ 13

37.7 ÷ 13 = 2.9

Explanation:

2.9

13)37.7 13 X 2 = 26

26

11.7 13 X 0.9 = 11.7

11.7

0

Therefore, 37.7 ÷ 13 = 2.9.

Question 16.

33 ÷ 4.4

33 ÷ 4.4 = 7.5

Explanation:

7.5

4.4)33 4.4 X 7 = 30.8

30.8

2.2 4.4 X 0.5 = 2.2

2.2

0

Therefore, 33 ÷ 4.4 = 7.5.

Question 17.

2.16 ÷ 0.009

2.16 ÷ 0.009 = 240

Explanation:

240

0.009)2.16 0.009 X 240 = 2.16

2.16

0

Therefore, 33 ÷ 4.4 = 7.5.

Question 18.

**NUMBER SENSE**

Fix the one that is not correct.

The one is not correct,

6.1

4)2.44

Explanation:

0.61

4)2.44 4 X 0.61 = 2.44

2.44

0

2.44 ÷4 = 0.61 ≠ 6.1

6.1

4)2.44 is the one which is incorrect.

Question 19.

**NUMBER SENSE**

Rewrite so that the divisor is a whole number.

18.5 ÷ 2, Here the divisor is a whole number

Explanation:

Here 2.16 is the divisor,

We rewrite divisor as a whole number as 2.16 ≈ 2,

18.5 ÷ 2.

Question 20.

**STRUCTURE**

Write 1.8 ÷ 6 as a multiplication problem with a missing factor.

Explain your reasoning.

1.8 ÷ 6 as a multiplication problem with a missing factor is

6 X _____ = 1.8

Explanation:

Given expression as 1.8 ÷ 6 now we write as

a multiplication problem as

we know 1.8 ÷ 6 = 0.3 means , So 1.8 = 6 X 0.3,

Now we write 1.8 = 6 X 0.3, with as missing factor as

6 X _____ = 1.8.

Therefore, 1.8 ÷ 6 as a multiplication problem with a

missing factor is 6 X _____ = 1.8.

**Self-Assessment for Problem Solving**

Solve each exercise. Then rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

Question 21.

A magazine subscription costs $29.88 for 12 issues or $15.24 for 6 issues.

Which subscription costs more per issue? How much more?

$15.24 for 6 issues subscription costs more per issue and

more it costs is $0.05,

Explanation:

Given a magazine subscription costs $29.88 for 12 issues,

means 1 issue it is $29.88 ÷ 12 =

2.49

12)29.88 12 X 2.49 = 29.33

29.88

0

So each issue it is $2.49,

Now we have $15.24 for 6 issues means for 1 issue it is

$15.24 ÷ 6 =

2.54

6)15.24 6 X 2.54 = 15.24

15.24

0

So each issue it is $2.54.

Now how much costs more is $2.54 minus $ 2.49 =

2.54

-2.49

0.05

Therefore, $15.24 for 6 issues subscription costs more per issue and

more it costs is $0.05.

Question 22.

The track of a roller coaster is 1.265 miles long. The ride lasts for 2.3 minutes.

What is the average speed of the roller coaster in miles per hour?

33 miles per hour is the average speed of the roller coaster,

Explanation:

Given the track of a roller coaster is 1.265 miles long.

The ride lasts for 2.3 minutes.

Now the average speed of the roller coaster in miles per hour is

we know speed = distance ÷ time = 1.265 ÷ 2.3 =

0.55

2.3)1.265 2.3 X 0.55 = 1.265

1.265

0

As speed = 0.55 miles per minute we convert it into hours as

0.55 X 60 = 33 miles per hour.

therefore, 33 miles per hour is the average speed of the roller coaster.

Question 23.

**DIG DEEPER!**

The table shows the number of visitors to a website each year for 4 years.

Does the number of visitors increase more from Year 1 to Year 2 or

from Year 3 to Year 4? How many times greater is the increase?

Yes, the number of visitors increased more from Year 1 to Year 2

compared to Year 3 to Year 4,

2.1 times greater is the increase.

Explanation:

Given the table shows the number of visitors to a website

each year for 4 years,

the number of visitors increase more from Year 1 to Year 2 is

Year 2 – 32.22 millions and Year 1- 2.4 millions,

increased in more are 32.22 -2.4 =

32.22

-2.4

29.82 millions

Now the number of visitors increase more from Year 3 to Year 4 is

Year 4 – 102.6 millions and Year 3 – 88.4 millions

increased in more are 102.6 – 88.4 =

102.6

-88.4

14.2 millions

The number of visitors increased more from Year 1 to Year 2 is when

compared to Year 3 to Year 4 , by more times is 29.82 ÷ 14.2 =

2.1

14.2)29.82 14.2 X 2 =

28.40

1.42 14.2 X 0.1 = 1.42

1.42

0

So it is 2.1 times greater in the increase from Year 1 to Year 2.

### Dividing Decimals Homework & Practice 2.7

**Review & Refresh**

**Divide.**

Question 1.

84 ÷ 14

84 ÷ 14 = 6

Explanation:

Given expression as 84 ÷ 14 =

6

14)84 14 X 6 = 84

84

0

Therefore, 84 ÷ 14 = 6.

Question 2.

391 ÷ 23

391 ÷ 23 = 17

Explanation:

Given expression as 391 ÷ 23 =

17

23)391 23 X 1 = 23

23

161 23 X 7 = 161

161

0

Therefore, 391 ÷ 23 = 17.

Question 3.

1458 ÷ 54

1458 ÷ 54 = 27

Explanation:

Given expression as 1458 ÷ 54 =

27

54)1458 54 X 2 = 108

108

378 54 X 7 = 378

378

0

Therefore, 1458 ÷ 54 = 27.

Question 4.

\(\frac{68,134}{163}\)

\(\frac{68,134}{163}\) = 418,

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{68,134}{163}\) =

418

163)68134 163 X 4 = 652

652

293 163 X 1 = 163

163

1304 163 X 8 = 1304

1304

0

Therefore, \(\frac{68,134}{163}\) = 418.

Question 5.

What is the value of 18 + 3^{2} ÷ [3 × (8 − 5)]?

A. 3

B. 19

C. 27

D. 49

18 + 3^{2} ÷ [3 × (8 − 5)] = 19, B,

Explanation:

Given 18 + 3^{2} ÷ [3 × (8 − 5)] =

[3 X (8-5)] = 3 X 3 = 9

3^{2} = 3 X 3 = 9,

Now 3^{2} ÷ [3 × (8 − 5)] = 9 ÷ 9 = 1

so, 18 + 1 = 19,

therefore, 18 + 3^{2} ÷ [3 × (8 − 5)] = 19, matches with B.

**Add or subtract.**

Question 6.

7.635 – 5.046

7.635 – 5.046 = 2.589

Explanation:

Given expression as 7.635 – 5.046 =

15,12,15

7.635

-5.046

2.589

therefore 7.635 – 5.046 = 2.589.

Question 7.

12.177 + 3.09

12.177 + 3.09 = 15.267,

Explanation:

1

12.177

+ 3.090

15.267

therefore 12.177 + 3.09 = 15.267.

Question 8.

14.008 – 9.433

14.008 – 9.433 = 4.575,

Explanation:

14,9,10

14.008

– 9.433

4.575

therefore 14.008 – 9.433 = 4.575.

**Concepts, Skills, & Problem Solving**

**DIVIDING DECIMALS**

**Write two division expressions represented by the area model. Then ﬁnd the quotients. Explain how you found your answer.** (See Exploration 1, p. 87.)

Question 9.

Two division expressions are \(\frac{54}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{6}{10}\) =

\(\frac{9}{10}\) or \(\frac{54}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{9}{10}\) =

\(\frac{6}{10}\), we rewrite the expression as

\(\frac{54}{10}\) = \(\frac{6}{10}\) X \(\frac{9}{10}\),

Explanation:

By counting the blocks in the area model found

the two division expressions are \(\frac{54}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{6}{10}\)

= \(\frac{9}{10}\)

If we see the area model the purple color blocks show

54 out of 100 blocks.

now we write as \(\frac{54}{100}\) = \(\frac{6}{10}\) X

\(\frac{9}{10}\), So,\(\frac{54}{100}\) = \(\frac{6 X 9}{10 X 10}\).

Question 10.

Two division expressions are \(\frac{16}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{10}\) =

\(\frac{8}{10}\) or \(\frac{16}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{10}\) =

\(\frac{2}{10}\), we rewrite the expression as

\(\frac{16}{100}\) = \(\frac{8}{10}\) X \(\frac{2}{10}\),

So \(\frac{16}{100}\) = \(\frac{8 X 2}{10 X 10}\).

Explanation:

By counting the blocks in the area model found

the two division expressions are \(\frac{16}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{6}{10}\)

= \(\frac{2}{10}\) or \(\frac{16}{100}\) ÷ \(\frac{8}{10}\) =

\(\frac{2}{10}\)

If we see the area model the purple color blocks show

16 out of 100 blocks.

now we write as \(\frac{16}{100}\) = \(\frac{6}{10}\) X

\(\frac{2}{10}\), So,\(\frac{16}{100}\) = \(\frac{6 X 2}{10 X 10}\).

**DIVIDING DECIMALS BY WHOLE NUMBERS**

**Divide. Use estimation to check your answer.**

Question 11.

= 4.2

Explanation:

Given expression as 25.2 ÷ 6

4.2

6)25.2 6 X 4 = 24

24

1.2 6 X 0.2 = 1.2

1.2

0

Therefore 25.2 ÷ 6 = 4.2.

Question 12.

= 6.7

Explanation:

Given expression as 33.5 ÷ 5

6.7

5)33.5 5 X 6 = 30

30

3.5 5 X 0.7 = 3.5

3.5

0

Therefore 33.5 ÷ 5 = 6.7.

Question 13.

= 0.5

Explanation:

Given expression as 3.5 ÷ 7

0.5

7)3.5 7 X 0.5 = 3.5

3.5

0

Therefore 3.5 ÷ 7 = 0.5.

Question 14.

= 1.3

Explanation:

Given expression as 3.5 ÷ 7

0.5

7)3.5 7 X 0.5 = 3.5

3.5

0

Therefore 3.5 ÷ 7 = 0.5.

Question 15.

38.79 ÷ 9

38.79 ÷ 9 = 4.31

Explanation:

Given expression as 38.79 ÷ 9 =

4.31

9)38.79 9 X 4 = 36

36

2.7 9 X 0.3 = 2.7

2.7

0.09 9 X 0.01 = 0.09

0.09

0

Therefore, 38.79 ÷ 9 = 4.31.

Question 16.

37.72 ÷ 4

37.72 ÷ 4 = 9.43

Explanation:

Given expression as 37.72 ÷ 4 =

9.43

4)37.72 4 X 9 = 36

36

1.7 4 X 0.4 = 1.6

1.6

0.12 4 X 0.03 = 0.12

0.12

0

Therefore, 37.72 ÷ 4 = 9.43.

Question 17.

43.4 ÷ 7

43.4 ÷ 7 = 6.2

Explanation:

Given expression as 43.4 ÷ 7 =

6.2

7)43.4 7 X 6 = 42

42

1.4 7 X 0.2 = 1.4

1.4

0

Therefore, 43.4 ÷ 7 = 6.2.

Question 18.

22.505 ÷ 7

22.505 ÷ 7 = 3.215

Explanation:

Given expression as 22.505 ÷ 7 =

3.215

7)22.505 7 X 3 = 21

21

1.5 7 X 0.2 = 1.4

1.4

0.10 7 X 0.01 = 0.07

0.07

0.035 7 X 0.005 = 0.035

0.035

0

Therefore, 22.505 ÷ 7 = 3.215.

Question 19.

44.64 ÷ 8

44.64 ÷ 8 = 5.58

Explanation:

Given expression as 44.64 ÷ 8 =

5.58

8)44.64 8 X 5 = 40

40

4.6 8 X 0.5 = 4.0

4.0

0.64 8 X 0.08 = 0.64

0.64

0

Therefore, 44.64 ÷ 8 = 5.58.

Question 20.

0.294 ÷ 3

0.294 ÷ 3 = 0.098

Explanation:

Given expression as 0.294 ÷ 3 =

0.098

3)0.294 3 X 0.09 = 0.27

0.27

0.024 3 X 0.008 = 0.024

0.024

0

Therefore, 0.294 ÷ 3 = 0.098.

Question 21.

3.6 ÷ 24

3.6 ÷ 24 = 0.15

Explanation:

Given expression as 3.6÷ 24 =

0.15

24)3.6 24 X 0.1 = 2.16

2.4

1.2 24 X 0.05 = 1.2

1.2

0

Therefore, 3.6 ÷ 24 = 0.15

Question 22.

52.014 ÷ 20

52.014 ÷ 20 = 2.6007

Explanation:

Given expression as 52.014 ÷ 20 =

2.6007

20)52.014 20 X 2 = 40

40

12 20X 0.6 = 12

12

0.014 20 X 0.0007 = 0.014

0.014

0

Therefore, 520.14 ÷ 20 = 2.6007.

**YOU BE THE TEACHER**

**Your friend ﬁnds the quotient. Is your friend correct? Explain your reasoning.**

Question 23.

Yes, Friend is correct,

Explanation:

Given expression as 28.08 ÷ 9 =

3.12

9)28.08 9 X 3 = 27

27

1.0 9 X 0.1 = 0.9

0.9

0.18 9 X 0.02 = 0.18

0.18

0

Therefore, 28.08 ÷ 9 = 3.12,

which is same as friends findings, So friend is correct.

Question 24.

No, Friend is incorrect,

Explanation:

Given expression as 28.08 ÷ 9 =

0.086

6)0.516 6 X 0.08 = 0.48

0.48

0.036 6 X 0.006 = 0.036

0.036

0

Therefore, 0.516 ÷ 6 = 0.086,

which is not same as friends findings of 0.86,

So friend is incorrect.

Question 25.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

You buy the same pair of pants in 3 different colors for $89.85.

How much does each pair of pants cost?

Each pair of pants cost $29.95,

Explanation:

Given I buy the same pair of pants in 3 different colors for $89.85.

means cost is same, now each pair of pants cost $89.85 ÷ 3 =

29.95

3)89.85 3 X 2 = 6

6

29 3 X 9 = 27

27

2.8 3 X 0.9 = 2.7

2.7

0.15 3 X 0.05 = 0.15

0.15

0

therefore, each pair of pants cost $29.95.

Question 26.

**REASONING**

Which pack of fruit punch is the best buy? Explain.

12 pack fruit punch is the best buy,

Explanation:

Given 4-pack is $2.95, 12 pack is $8.65 and 24 pack is $17.50,

now we will see how much each pack will cost seperatley as

i. 4 pack – $2.95 means 2.95 ÷ 4 =

0.7375

4)2.95 4 X 0.7 = 2.8

2.8

0.15 4 X 0.03 = 0.12

0.12

0.030 4 X 0.007 = 0.028

0.028

0.002 4 X 0.0005 = 0.002

0.002

0

So if we take 4 pack it will cost for 1 pack as 0.7375,

ii. 12 pack – $8.65 means 8.65 ÷ 12 =

0.72082

12)8.65 12 X 0.7 = 8.4

8.4

0.25 12 X 0.02 = 0.24

0.24

0.01000 12 X 0.0008 = 0.0096

0.00968

0.00032 12 X 0.00002 = 0.00024

0.00024

0.00008 remainder

So if we take 12 pack it will cost for 1 pack as 0.72082,

iii. 24 pack – $17.50 means 17.50 ÷ 24 =

0.72916

24)17.50 24 X 0.7 = 16.8

16.80

0.70 24 X 0.02 = 0.48

0.48

0.220 24 X 0.009 = 0.216

0.216

0.0040 24 X 0.0001 = 0.0024

0.0024

0.00160 24 X 0.00006 = 0.001444

0.00144

0.00016 remainder

So if we take 24 pack it will cost for 1 pack as 0.72916,

Now we compare we get 0.72082< 0.72916 < 0.7375,

therefore 12 pack fruit punch is the best buy.

**DIVIDING DECIMALS**

**Divide. Check your answer.**

Question 27.

= 12,

Explanation:

Given expression as 25.2 ÷ 2.1 =

12

2.1)25.2 2.1 X 12 = 25.2

25.2

0

Therefore, 25.2 ÷ 2.1 = 12.

Question 28.

= 9,

Explanation:

Given expression as 34.2 ÷ 3.8 =

9

3.8)34.2 3.8 X 9 = 34.2

34.2

0

Therefore, 34.2 ÷ 3.8 = 9.

Question 29.

36.47 ÷ 0.7

36.47 ÷ 0.7 = 52.1,

Explanation:

Given expression as 36.47 ÷ 0.7 =

52.1

0.7)36.47 0.7 X 52 = 36.4

36.4

0.07 0.7 X 0.1 = 0.07

0.07

0

Therefore, 36.47 ÷ 0.7 = 52.1.

Question 30.

0.984 ÷ 12.3

0.984 ÷ 12.3 = 0.08,

Explanation:

Given expression as 0.984 ÷ 12.3 =

0.08

12.3)0.984 12.3 X 0.08 = 0.984

0.984

0

Therefore, 0.984 ÷ 12.3 = 0.08.

Question 31.

6.64 ÷ 8.3

6.64 ÷ 8.3 = 0.8,

Explanation:

Given expression as 6.64 ÷ 8.3 =

0.8

8.3)6.64 8.3 X 0.8 = 6.64

6.64

0

Therefore, 6.64 ÷ 8.3 = 0.8.

Question 32.

83.266 ÷ 13.43

83.266 ÷ 13.43 = 6.2,

Explanation:

Given expression as 83.266 ÷ 13.43 =

6.2

13.43)83.266 13.43 X 6 = 80.58

80.58

2.686 13.43 X 0.2 = 2.686

2.686

0

Therefore, 83.266 ÷ 13.43 = 6.2.

Question 33.

= 11.7,

Explanation:

Given expression as 1.053 ÷ 0.09 =

11.7

0.09)1.053 0.09 X 11 = 0.99

0.99

0.063 0.09 X 0.7 = 0.063

0.063

0

Therefore, 1.053 ÷ 0.09 = 11.7.

Question 34.

35.903 ÷ 16.1

35.903 ÷ 16.1 = 2.23,

Explanation:

Given expression as 35.903 ÷ 16.1 =

2.23

16.1)35.903 16.1 X 2 = 32.2

32.2

3.70 16.1 X 0.2 = 3.22

3.22

0.483 16.1 X 0.03 = 0.483

0.483

0

Therefore, 35.903 ÷ 16.1 = 2.23.

Question 35.

0.996 ÷ 0.12

0.996 ÷ 0.12 = 8.3,

Explanation:

Given expression as 0.996 ÷ 0.12 =

8.3

0.12)0.996 0.12 X 8 = 0.96

0.96

0.036 0.12 X 0.3 = 0.036

0.036

0

Therefore, 0.996 ÷ 0.12 = 8.3.

Question 36.

= 2.7,

Explanation:

Given expression as 12.501 ÷ 4.63 =

2.7

4.63)12.501 4.63 X 2 = 9.26

9.26

3.241 4.63 X 0.7 = 3.241

3.241

0

Therefore, 12.501 ÷ 4.63 = 2.7.

Question 37.

= 0.23,

Explanation:

Given expression as 0.00115 ÷ 0.005 =

0.23

0.005)0.00115 0.005 X 0.2 = 0.001

0.001

0.00015 0.005 X 0.03 = 0.00015

0.00015

0

Therefore, 0.00115 ÷ 0.005 = 0.23.

Question 38.

56.7175 ÷ 4.63

56.7175 ÷ 4.63 = 12.25,

Explanation:

Given expression as 56.7175 ÷ 4.63 =

12.25

4.63)56.7175 4.63 X 12 = 55.56

55.56

1.1575 4.63 X 0.25 = 1.1575

1.1575

0

Therefore, 56.7175 ÷ 4.63 = 12.25.

Question 39.

4.23 ÷ 0.012

4.23 ÷ 0.012 = 352.5,

Explanation:

Given expression as 4.23 ÷ 0.012 =

352.5

0.012)4.23 0.012 X 352 = 4.224

4.224

0.006 0.012 X 0.5 = 0.006

0.03

0

Therefore, 4.23 ÷ 0.012 = 0.006.

Question 40.

0.52 ÷ 0.0013

0.52 ÷ 0.0013 = 400,

Explanation:

Given expression as 0.52 ÷ 0.0013 =

400

0.0013)0.52 0.0013 X 400 = 0.52

0.52

0

Therefore, 0.52 ÷ 0.0013 = 400.

Question 41.

95.04 ÷ 0.0132

95.04 ÷ 0.0132 = 7,200,

Explanation:

Given expression as 95.04 ÷ 0.0132 =

7200

0.0132)95.04 0.0132 X 700 = 95.04

95.04

0

Therefore, 95.04 ÷ 0.0132 = 7,200.

Question 42.

32.2 ÷ 0.07

32.2 ÷ 0.07 = 460,

Explanation:

Given expression as 32.2 ÷ 0.07 =

460

0.07)32.2 0.07 X 460 = 32.2

32.2

0

Therefore, 32.2 ÷ 0.07 = 460.

Question 43.

= 40,

Explanation:

Given expression as 54.8 ÷ 1.37 =

40

1.37)54.8 1.37 X 40 = 54.8

54.8

0

Therefore, 54.8 ÷ 1.37 = 40.

Question 44.

44.2 ÷ 3.25

44.2 ÷ 3.25 = 13.6,

Explanation:

Given expression as 44.2 ÷ 3.25 =

13.6

3.25)44.2 3.25 X 13 = 42.25

42.25

1.95 3.25 X 0.6 = 1.95

Therefore, 44.2 ÷ 3.25 = 13.6.

Question 45.

= 12.5,

Explanation:

Given expression as 50.5 ÷ 4.04 =

12.5

4.04)50.5 4.04 X 12 = 48.48

48.48

2.02 4.04 X 0.5 = 2.02

2.02

0

Therefore, 50.5 ÷ 4.04 = 12.5.

Question 46.

250 ÷ 0.008

250 ÷ 0.008 = 31250,

Explanation:

Given expression as 250 ÷ 0.008 =

31250

0.008)250 0.008 X 31250 = 250

250

0

Therefore, 250 ÷ 0.008 = 31250.

Question 47.

11.16 ÷ 0.062

11.16 ÷ 0.062 = 180,

Explanation:

Given expression as 11.16 ÷ 0.062 =

180

0.062)11.16 0.062 X 180 = 11.16

11.16

0

Therefore, 11.16 ÷ 0.062 = 180.

Question 48.

= 66.8,

Explanation:

Given expression as 835 ÷ 12.5 =

66.8

12.5)835 12.5 X 66 = 825

825

10 12.5 X 0.8 = 10

10

0

Therefore, 835 ÷ 12.5 = 66.8.

Question 49.

597.6 ÷ 12.45

597.6 ÷ 12.45 = 48,

Explanation:

Given expression as 597.6 ÷ 12.45 =

48

12.45)597.6 12.45 X 48 = 597.6

597.6

0

Therefore, 597.6 ÷ 12.45 = 48.

Question 50.

= 272,

Explanation:

Given expression as 118.32 ÷ 0.435 =

272

0.435)118.32 0.435 X 272 = 118.32

118.32

0

Therefore, 118.32 ÷ 0.435 = 272.

Question 51.

80.89 ÷ 8.425

80.89 ÷ 8.425 ≈ 9.60,

Explanation:

Explanation:

Given expression as 80.89 ÷ 8.425 =

9.60

8.425)80.89 8.425 X 9 = 75.825

75.825

5.065 8.425 X 0.6 = 5.055

5.055

0.010 remainder

Therefore, 80.89 ÷ 8.425 ≈ 9.60.

Question 52.

0.8 ÷ 0.6

0.8 ÷ 0.6 ≈ 1.33,

Explanation:

Given expression as 0.8 ÷ 0.6 =

1.33

0.6)0.8 0.6 X 1 = 75.825

0.6

0.20 0.6 X 0.3 = 0.18

0.18

0.020 0.6 X 0.03 = 0.018

0.018

0.002 remainder

Therefore, 0.8 ÷ 0.6 ≈ 1.33.

Question 53.

38.9 ÷ 6.44

38.9 ÷ 6.44 = 6.04,

Explanation:

Given expression as 38.9 ÷ 6.44 =

6.04

6.44)38.9 6.44 X 6 = 38.64

38.64

0.26 6.44 X 0.04 = 0.2576

0.2576

0.0024 remainder

Therefore, 38.9 ÷ 6.44 = 6.04.

Question 54.

11.6 ÷ 0.95

11.6 ÷ 0.95 = 12.2,

Explanation:

Given expression as 11.6 ÷ 0.95 =

12.2

0.95)11.6 0.95 X 12 = 11.4

11.4

0.2 0.95 X 0.2 = 0.19

0.19

0.01 remainder

Therefore, 11.6 ÷ 0.95 = 12.2.

Question 55.

**YOU BE THE TEACHER**

Your friend rewrites the problem. Is your friend correct? Explain your reasoning.

No, Friend is incorrect, 146.4 ÷ 0.32 ≠ 1.464 ÷ 32,

We rewrite as 1.464 ÷ 32 as 14640 ÷ 32,

Explanation:

Given 146.4 ÷ 0.32 —> 1.464 ÷ 32,

friend is incorrect as 146.4 ÷ 0.32 = 146.4 X 100 by 32 =

14640 by 32 ≠ 1.464 by 32, So friend is incorrect,

we rewrite 1.464 ÷ 32 as 14640 ÷ 32 which is correct to

146.4 ÷ 0.32 = 14640 ÷ 32.

**ORDER OF OPERATIONS**

**Evaluate the expression.**

Question 56.

7.68 + 3.18 ÷ 12

7.68 + 3.18 ÷ 12 = 7.945,

Explanation:

Given expression is 7.68 + 3.18 ÷ 12,

according to order of operations we take division first then

addition as 7.68 +(3.18 ÷ 12) =

First we calculate 3.18 ÷ 12 =

0.265

12)3.18 12 X 0.2 = 2.4

2.4

0.78 12 X 0.06 = 0.72

0.72

0.06 12 X 0.005 = 0.06

0.06

0

We got 3.18 ÷ 12 = 0.265, Now we add 7.68 as

7.680

+0.265

7.945

therefore, 7.68 + 3.18 ÷ 12 = 7.945.

Question 57.

10.56 ÷ 3 – 1.9

10.56 ÷ 3 – 1.9 = 1.62,

Explanation:

Given expression is 10.56 ÷ 3 – 1.9,

according to order of operations we take division first then

subtraction as (10.56 ÷ 3) – 1.9 =

First we calculate 10.56 ÷ 3 =

3.52

3)10.56 3 X 3 = 9

9.00

1.5 3 X 0.5 = 1.5

1.5

0.06 3 X 0.02 = 0.06

0.06

0

We got 10.56 ÷ 3 = 3.52, Now we subtract 1.9 from 3.52 as

3.52

-1.90

1.62

therefore 10.56 ÷ 3 – 1.9 = 1.62.

Question 58.

19.6 ÷ 7 × 9

19.6 ÷ 7 X 9 = 25.2,

Explanation:

Given expression is 19.6 ÷ 7 X 9,

according to order of operations we take division first then

multiplication as (19.6 ÷ 7) X 9 =

First we calculate 19.6 ÷ 7 =

2.8

7)19.6 7 X 2 = 14

14

5.6 7 X 0.8 = 5.6

5.6

0

We got 19.6 ÷ 7 = 2.8, Now we multiply 2.8 with 9 as

__ 7 __

2.8 —- 1 decimal place

X 9

25.2 —- 1 decimal place

therefore 19.6 ÷ 7 X 9 = 25.2.

Question 59.

5.5 × 16.56 ÷ 9

5.5 × 16.56 ÷ 9 = 10.12,

Explanation:

Given expression is 5.5 × 16.56 ÷ 9

according to order of operations we take multiplication first then

division as (5.5 X 16.56) ÷ 9 =

First we calculate 5.5 X 16.56 =

2,2,3

2,2,3

16.56 —- 2 decimal places

X 5.5

0828

8280

91.08—- 2 decimal places

We got 5.5 X 16.56 = 91.08, Now we divide 91.08 with 9 as

10.12

9)91.08 9 X 10 = 90

90

1.0 9 X 0.1 = 0.9

0.9

0.18 9 X 0.02 = 0.18

0.18

0

therefore 5.5 × 16.56 ÷ 9 = 10.12.

Question 60.

35.25 ÷ 5 ÷ 3

35.25 ÷ 5 ÷ 3 = 2.35,

Explanation:

Given expression is 35.25 ÷ 5 ÷ 3,

according to order of operations we take division first then

division as (35.25 ÷ 5) ÷ 3 =

First we calculate 35.25 ÷ 5 =

7.05

5) 35.25 5 X 7 = 35

35

0.25 5 X 0.05 = 0.25

0.25

0

We got 35.25 ÷ 5 = 7.05, Now we divide 7.05 with 3 as

2.35

3) 7.05 3 X 2 = 6

6

1.0 3 X 0.3 = 0.9

0.9

0.15 3 X 0.05 = 0.15

0.15

0

therefore, 35.25 ÷ 5 ÷ 3 = 2.35.

Question 61.

13.41 × (5.4 ÷ 9)

13.41 × (5.4 ÷ 9) = 8.046,

Explanation:

Given expression is 13.41 X (5.4 ÷ 9),

according to order of operations we take division first then

multiplication so first we calculate 5.4 ÷ 9 =

0.6

9)5.4 9 X 0.6 = 5.4

5.4

0

We got 5.4 ÷ 9 = 0.6, Now we multiply 13.41 with 0.6 as

1, 2

13.41——2 decimal places

X 0.6 —– 1 decimal place

8.046——3 decimal places

therefore, 13.41 × (5.4 ÷ 9) = 8.046.

Question 62.

6.2 . (5.16 ÷ 6.45)

6.2 X (5.16 ÷ 6.45) = 4.96,

Explanation:

Given expression is 6.2 X (5.16 ÷ 6.45),

according to order of operations we take division first then

multiplication so first we calculate 5.16 ÷ 6.45 =

0.8

6.45)5.16 6.45 X 0.8 = 5.16

5.16

0

We got 5.16 ÷ 6.45 = 0.8, Now we multiply 6.2 with 0.8 as

1

6.2 —- 1 decimal place

X 0.8 —- 1 decimal place

496

000

4.96 —- 2 decimal places

therefore, 6.2 X (5.16 ÷ 6.45) = 4.96.

Question 63.

132.06 ÷ (4^{2} + 2.6)

132.06 ÷ (4^{2} + 2.6) = 7.1,

Explanation:

Given expression as 132.06 ÷ (4^{2} + 2.6) , first we calculate

(4^{2} + 2.6) = 4 X 4 + 2.6 = 16 + 2.6 =

16

+2.6

18.6

Now, we divide 132.06 with 18.6 as

7.1

18.6)132.06 18.6 X 7 = 130.2

130.2

1.86 18.6 X 0.1 = 1.86

1.86

0

therefore, 132.06 ÷ (4^{2} + 2.6) = 7.1.

Question 64.

4.8[23.9841 ÷ (1.16 + 1.27)]

4.8[23.9841 ÷ (1.16 + 1.27)] = 47.376,

Explanation:

Given expression as 4.8[23.9841 ÷ (1.16 + 1.27)],

first we calculate (1.16 + 1.27) =

1

1.16

+1.27

2.43

next we calculate 23.9841 ÷ 2.43 as

9.87

2.43)23.9841 2.43 X 9 = 21.87

21.87

2.114 2.43 X 0.8 = 1.944

1.944

0.1701 2.43 X 0.07 = 0.1701

0.1701

0

Now we multiply 4.8 with 9.87 as

9.87 —– 2 decimal places

X4.8 —– 1 decimal place

7.896

39480

47.376—-3 decimal places

therefore, 4.8[23.9841 ÷ (1.16 + 1.27)] = 47.376.

Question 65.

**MODELING REAL LIFE**

A person’s running stride is about 1.14 times the person’s height.

Your friend’s stride is 5.472 feet. How tall is your friend?

My friend is 4.8 feet tall,

Explanation:

Given a person’s running stride is about 1.14 times the

person’s height. My friend’s stride is 5.472 feet so my friend

height is 5.472 ÷ 1.14 =

4.8

1.14)5.472 1.14 X 4 = 4.56

4.56

0.912 1.14 X 0.8 = 0.912

0.912

0

therefore, my friend is 4.8 feet tall.

Question 66.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

You have 3.4 gigabytes available on your tablet.

A song is about 0.004 giga byte. How many songs can

you download onto your tablet?

I can download 850 songs onto my tablet,

Explanation:

Given I have 3.4 gigabytes available on my tablet.

A song is about 0.004 giga byte. I can download

3.4 ÷ 0.004 songs as

850

0.004)3.4 0.004 X 850 = 3.4

3.4

0

Therefore, I can download 850 songs onto my tablet.

**REASONING**

**Without ﬁnding the quotient, copy and complete the
statement using <, >, or =. Explain your reasoning.**

Question 67.

6.66 ÷ 0.74 = 66.6 ÷ 7.4,

Explanation:

Given expressions as 6.66 ÷ 0.74 , 66.6 ÷ 7.4, now

we write 66.6 ÷ 7.4 as 6.66 X 10 ÷ 7.4 = 6.66 ÷ 0.74

now both sides are equal, therefore

6.66 ÷ 0.74 = 66.6 ÷ 7.4.

Question 68.

32.2 ÷ 0.7 > 3.22 ÷ 7,

Explanation:

Given expressions as 32.2 ÷ 0.7, 3.22 ÷ 7,

now 32.2 ÷ 0.7 we write as 32.2 X 10 ÷ 7 = 32.2 ÷ 7,

now we compare 32.2 ÷ 7 and 3.22 ÷ 7 if we see 32.2

is greater than 3.22 and both are divided by 7 only,

the quotient of 32.2 will be greater than that of 3.22,

So 32.2 ÷ 0.7 > 3.22 ÷ 7.

Question 69.

160.72 ÷ 16.4 < 160.72 ÷ 1.64 ,

Explanation:

Given expressions as 160.72 ÷ 16.4 ,160.72 ÷ 1.64 ,

if we compare we have 160.72 ÷ 1.64 we can write as

160.72 X 10 ÷ 1.64 X 10 = 1607.2 ÷ 16.4 now if we compare

1607.2 is more than 160.72 and both are divided by 16.4,

So 160.72 ÷ 16.4 < 160.72 ÷ 1.64

Question 70.

75.6 ÷ 63 < 7.56 ÷ 0.63,

Explanation:

Given expressions as 75.6 ÷ 63 , 7.56 ÷ 0.63 ,

if we compare we have 75.6 ÷ 63 we can write as

0.756 X 100 ÷ 0.63 X 100 = 0.756 ÷ 0.63 now if we compare

7.56 is more than 0.756 and both are divided by 0.63,

So 75.6 ÷ 63 < 7.56 ÷ 0.63.

Question 71.

**DIG DEEPER!**

The table shows the top three times in a swimming event at the Summer Olympics.

The event consists of a team of four women swimming 100 meters each.

a. Suppose the times of all four swimmers on each team were the same.

For each team, how much time does it take a swimmer to swim 100 meters?

b. Suppose each U.S. swimmer completed 100 meters a quarter second faster.

Would the U.S. team have won the gold medal? Explain your reasoning.

a. For each team the time it will take a swimmer to

swim 100 meters is, for Australia it will be 52.6625 seconds,

for United states it will be 52.9725 seconds and

for Canada it will be 53.2225 seconds.

b. No, because even if U.S swimmer completes a quarter second faster

it becomes 210.89 which is more time than Australia team, So U.S team

would not have won the gold medal.

Explanation:

Given table shows the top three times in a swimming event

at the Summer Olympics.

a. For each team the time it will take a swimmer to

swim 100 meters is for Australia it will be 210.65 ÷ 4 =

52.6625

4)210.65 4 X 5 = 20

20

10 4 X 2 = 8

8

2.6 4 X 0.6 = 2.4

2.4

0.25 4 X 0.06 = 0.24

0.24

0.010 4 X 0.002 = 0.008

0.008

0.002 4 X 0.0005 = 0.002

0.002

0

for Australia it will be 52.6625 seconds,

Now for United States 211.89 ÷ 4 =

52.9725

4)211.89 4 X 5 = 20

20

11 4 X 2 = 8

08

3.8 4 X 0.9 = 3.6

3.6

0.29 4 X 0.07 = 0.28

0.28

0.010 4 X 0.002 = 0.008

0.008

0.002 4 X 0.0005 = 0.002

0.002

0

for United States it will be 52.9725 seconds,

Now for Canada it will be 212.89 ÷ 4 =

53.2225

4)212.89 4 X 5 = 20

20

12 4 X 3 = 12

12

0.8 4 X 0.2 = 0.8

0.8

0.09 4 X 0.02 = 0.08

0.08

0.010 4 X 0.002 = 0.008

0.008

0.002 4 X 0.0005 = 0.002

0.002

0

for Canada it will be 53.2225 seconds,

b. If each U.S. swimmer completed 100 meters a quarter second faster,

we will see the U.S. team have won the gold medal or not as

quarter second faster 4 women in each team means 1 second,

so it would have finished in 211.89 – 1 =

211.89

– 1.00

210.89

Now comparing with Australia it will be 210.65 even then it is

210.89

-210.65

0.24

So U.S team would have taken 0.24 seconds more,

therefore U.S team would not have won the gold medal.

Question 72.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

To approximate the number of bees in a hive, multiply the number

of bees that leave the hive in one minute by 3 and divide by 0.014.

You count 25 bees leaving a hive in one minute. How many bees are in the hive?

There are 5357 bees are in the hive,

Explanation:

Given to approximate the number of bees in a hive,

multiply the number of bees that leave the hive in one

minute by 3 and divide by 0.014. I count 25 bees leaving

a hive in one minutes so number of bees in the hive are

(25 X 3) ÷ 0.014 = 75 ÷ 0.014 =

5357

0.014)75.000 0.014 X 5357 = 74.998

74.998

0.002 remainder

therefore there are 5357 bees are in the hive.

Question 73.

**PROBLEM SOLVING**

You are saving money to buy a new bicycle that costs $155.75.

You have $30 and plan to save $5 each week. Your aunt decides

to give you an additional $10 each week.

a. How many weeks will you have to save until you

have enough money to buy the bicycle?

b. How many more weeks would you have to save to

buy a new bicycle that costs $203.89? Explain how you found your answer.

a. 9 weeks I have to save until I have enough money to buy

the bicycle.

b. 3 weeks more I have to save to buy a new bicycle that

costs $203.89.

Explanation:

a. Given I am saving money to buy a new bicycle that costs $155.75.

I have $30 and plan to save $5 each week. my aunt decides

to give me an additional $10 each week. So number of weeks

will I have to save until I have enough money to buy the bicycle is,

I alreday have $30 means I need to save is $155.75 – $30 = $125.75,

every week I can save $5 + $10 = $15,Now weeks it will take is

$125.75 ÷ 15 =

8.383

15)125.75 15 X 8 = 120

120

5.75 15 X 0.3 = 4.5

4.50

1.25 15 X 0.08 = 1.20

1.20

0.050 15 X 0.003 = 0.045

0.045

0.0050 remainder

therefore approximately I need to wait 9 weeks,

b. Number of more weeks would you have to save to

buy a new bicycle that costs $203.89 , $ 203.89 – $30 =

$173.89 I need to save, So number of weeks now is

$173.89 ÷ 15 =

11.59

15)173.89 15 X 11 = 165

165

8.89 15 X 0.5 = 7.5

7.50

1.39 15 X 0.09 =1.35

1.35

0.04 remainder

Therefore approximately I need to wait 12 weeks,

So more number of weeks would I have to save to

buy a new bicycle that costs $203.89 is 3 weeks.

Question 74.

**PRECISION**

A store sells applesauce in two sizes.

a. How many bowls of applesauce ﬁt in a jar?

Round your answer to the nearest hundredth.

b. Explain two ways to ﬁnd the better buy.

c. Which is the better buy?

a. Number of bowls of applesauce ﬁt in a jar,

rounding answer to the nearest hundredth is 6.15.

b. i. First way is Dividing to find 1 ounce of applesauce

seperately,

ii. Now we have unitary method,

c. The better buy is 24 ounce jar,

Explanation:

Given 3.9 ounce is bowl, So number of bowls of

applesauce fit in a jar is 24 ÷ 3.9 =

6.153

3.9)24 3.9 X 6 = 23.4

23.4

0.6 3.9 X 0.1 = 0.39

0.39

0.21 3.9 X 0.05 = 0.195

0.195

0.015 3.9 X 0.003 = 0.0117

0.011

0.004 remainder

therefore numberof bowls of applesauce ﬁt in a jar,

rounding answer to the nearest hundredth is 6.15.

b. First way :

1 ounce bowl is $0.52 ÷ 3.9

0.133

3.9)0.52 3.9 X 0.1 = 0.39

0.39

0.130 3.9 X 0.03 = 0.117

0.117

0.0130 3.9 X 0.003 = 0.0117

0.0117

0.0013 remainder

So 1 ounce bowl is $0.133

Now 1 ounce jar is $2.63 ÷ 24

0.109

24)2.63 24 X 0.1 = 2.4

2.4

0.230 24 X 0.009 = 0.216

0.216

0.014 remainder

So 1 ounce jar is $0.109

Second way :

We know unitary methods we have 3.9 ounce bowl is $0.52,

24 once jar is $2.63 as both goes in 3 (3.9,24) we have

1 ounce bowl will be 3.9 ÷ 3 = 0.52 ÷ 3; 1.3 = 0.173,

Now 0.173 ÷ 1.3 =

0.133

1.3)0.173 1.3 X 0.133 = 0.1729

0.1729

0.0001 remainder

So it is $0.1333 for 1 ounce bowl

Now 1 ounce jar is 24 ÷ 3 = 2.63 ÷ 3; 8 = 0.876

Now 0.876 ÷ 8 =

0.1095

8)0.876 8 X 0.1095 = 0.876

0.876

0

So now 1 ounce jar is $0.1095,

C. We have 1 ounce bowl is $0.133 and 1 ounce jar is

$0.109, so on comparing $0.109< $0.133 jar is the better buy.

Question 75.

**GEOMETRY**

The large rectangle’s dimensions are three times the dimensions

of the small rectangle.

a. How many times greater is the perimeter of the large rectangle than the

perimeter of the small rectangle?

b. How many times greater is the area of the large rectangle than the

area of the small rectangle?

c. Are the answers to parts (a) and (b) the same? Explain why or why not.

d. What happens in parts (a) and (b) if the dimensions of the large rectangle

are two times the dimensions of the small rectangle?

a. It will be 3 times greater is the perimeter of the large rectangle than the

perimeter of the small rectangle,

b. It will be 9 times greater is the area of the large rectangle than the

area of the small rectangle.

c. No, because perimeter will be measured in feet and

area is measured in square feet.

d. Perimeter will be 2 times more in large rectangle and

4 times in area in large rectangle than the small rectangle.

Explanation:

Given the large rectangle’s dimensions are three times the

dimensions of the small rectangle means lets take the

smaller rectangle length as x and width y , Then the larger ones

will be length 3x and width will be 3y,

a. Now perimeter of both we know perimeter is

length + breadth for smaller it will be (x+y) and for

larger it will be 3x + 3y = 3(x + y), So It will be 3 times

greater is the perimeter of the large rectangle than the

perimeter of the small rectangle.

b. Now we know area of rectangle is length X breadth,

we have for small rectangle as x X y = xy and for large it

is 3x X 3y = 9xy which is 9 times greater is the area of the large

rectangle than the area of the small rectangle.

c. The answers are not the same in part a and part b,

because one will be measured in feet and other is square feet,

( one is adding and other is multiplying) both differs.

d. Now if the dimensions of the large rectangle

are two times the dimensions of the small rectangle

then perimeter becomes as for small it is x + y and for

large it is 2x + 2y = 2(x + y) and area for small is xy and large

2x X 2y = 4xy, means perimeter will be 2 times more in large rectangle

and 4 times in area in large rectangle than the small rectangle.

### Fractions and Decimals Connecting Concepts

**2 Connecting Concepts**

**Using the Problem-Solving Plan**

Question 1.

You change the water jug on the water cooler.

How many glasses can be completely ﬁlled before you need to

change the water jug again?

**Understand the problem**

You know the capacities of the water jug and the glass.

You are asked to determine how many glasses the water jug can ﬁll.

**Make a plan.2**

First, use what you know about converting measures to

ﬁnd the number of ﬂuid ounces in 5 gallons. Then divide this amount

by the capacity of the glass to ﬁnd the number of glasses that can be ﬁlled.

**Solve and check.**

Use the plan to solve the problem. Then check your solution.

64 glasses can be completely ﬁlled before we need to

change the water jug again,

Explanation:

We know 1 gallons is equal to 128 fluid ounce,

So in 5 gallons we have 5 X 128 = 640 fluid ounces water

is there in 5 gallons water jug.

Now we have 1 glass has 10 fluid ounces of water then in

640 it will be 640 ÷ 10 = 64,

therefore 64 glasses can be completely ﬁlled before we need to

change the water jug again.

Question 2.

Two ferries just departed from their docks at the same time.

Ferry A departs from its dock every 1.2 hours. Ferry B departs

from its dock every 1.8 hours. How long will it be until both ferries

depart from their docks at the same time again?

It will be at 3.6 hours until both ferries depart from their

docks at the same time again.

Explanation:

Given two ferries just departed from their docks at the same time.

Ferry A departs from its dock every 1.2 hours. Ferry B departs

from its dock every 1.8 hours. So the ratio is 1.2 : 1.8 = 2 : 3,

we use cross product for equal hours, ratios as

both meet at 1.2 X 3 = 3.6 hours or 1.8 X 2 = 3.6 hours,

So,It will be at 3.6 hours until both ferries depart from their

docks at the same time again.

Question 3.

You want to paint the ceiling of your bedroom. The ceiling has

two square skylights as shown. Each skylight has a side length of

1\(\frac{7}{8}\) feet. How many square feet will you paint?

Justify your answer.

I will paint 132\(\frac{62}{64}\) square feet,

Explanation:

Given the length and width of rectangle as

10 ft and 14 ft, Area of rectangle is length X breadth=

10 X 14 = 140 square feet,

Now we have 2 square sky light with 1\(\frac{7}{8}\) feet,

so area of skylight is 1\(\frac{7}{8}\) X 1\(\frac{7}{8}\) =

frist we write mixed fraction into fraction as (1 X 8 + 7 by 8) =

\(\frac{15}{8}\) X \(\frac{15}{8}\) =\(\frac{15 X 15}{8 X 8}\) =

\(\frac{225}{64}\) square feet, So 2 sky lighta are there so

\(\frac{225}{64}\) + \(\frac{225}{64}\) as

denominators are same we add numerators as

(225 +225 = 450) we get \(\frac{450}{64}\) square feet,

We have area of rectangle as 140 square feet and 2 skylights as

\(\frac{450}{64}\) square feet, So we will paint

140 – \(\frac{450}{64}\) = \(\frac{8960-450}{64}\) =

\(\frac{8510}{64}\) as numerator is greater we write as

(132 X 64 + 62 by 64) = 132\(\frac{62}{64}\) square feet

i will paint.

**Performance Task**

**Space Explorers**

At the beginning of this chapter, you watched a STEAM video called “Space is Big.”

You are now ready to complete the performance task for this video, available at BigIdeasMath.com. Be sure to use the problem-solving complan as you work through the performance task.

### Fractions and Decimals Chapter Review

**2 Chapter Review**

**Review Vocabulary**

**Write the deﬁnition and give an example of each vocabulary term.**

Reciprocals or Multiplicative Invesrses :

A reciprocal, or multiplicative inverse, is simply one of a pair of

numbers that, when multiplied together, equal 1.

If you can reduce the number to a fraction, finding the

reciprocal is simply a matter of transposing the numerator and

the denominator.

**Graphic Organizers**

You can use a Summary Triangle to explain a concept. Here is an example of a Summary Triangle for dividing fractions.

**Choose and complete a graphic organizer to help you study the concept.**

- multiplying fractions
- multiplying mixed numbers
- reciprocals
- dividing mixed numbers
- adding and subtracting decimals
- multiplying decimals by decimals
- dividing whole numbers
- dividing decimals by decimals

1. multiplying fractions:

To multiply fractions :

a. Simplify the resulting fraction if possible.

b. Simplify the fractions if not in lowest terms.

c. Multiply the numerators of the fractions to get the new numerator,

Multiply the denominators of the fractions to get the new denominator.

2. multiplying mixed numbers :

A mixed number is a number that contains a whole number and a fraction,

for instance 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) is a mixed number.

Mixed numbers can be multiplied by first converting them

to improper fractions. Below are the general rules for

multiplying mixed numbers:

* Convert the mixed numbers to improper fractions first.

* Multiply the numerators from each fraction to each other

and place the product at the top.

* Multiply the denominators of each fraction by each other

(the numbers on the bottom). The product is the denominator

of the new fraction.

* Simplify or reduce the final answer to the lowest terms possible.

3. reciprocals :

The reciprocal or multiplicative inverse of a number

$x$is the number which, when multiplied by x , gives 1,

So, the product of a number and its reciprocal is

.

(This is sometimes called the property of reciprocals),

4. dividing mixed numbers :

Steps for dividing mixed numbers.

a. Change each mixed** **number to an improper fraction.

b. Multiply by the reciprocal of the divisor, simplifying if possible.

c. Put answer in lowest terms.

5. adding and subtracting decimals :

Step 1: Line up the numbers vertically so that the decimal

points all lie on a vertical line.

Step 2: Add extra zeros to the right of the number so that

each number has the same number of digits to the right

of the decimal place.

Step 3: Subtract the numbers as you would whole numbers.

**Chapter Self-Assessment**

As you complete the exercises, use the scale below to rate your understanding of the success criteria in your journal.

**2.1 Multiplying Fractions (pp. 45-52)**

**Multiply. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 1.

= \(\frac{16}{99}\),

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{2}{9}\) X\(\frac{8}{11}\) =

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 2 X 8 = 16

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 9 X 11 =99

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{16}{99}\),

So \(\frac{2}{9}\) X\(\frac{8}{11}\) = \(\frac{16}{99}\).

Question 2.

= \(\frac{6}{25}\),

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{3}{10}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) =

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 3 X 4 = 12

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 5 =50

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{12}{50}\), as both goes in 2 we

can further simplify as 2 X 6 = 12, 2 X 25 = 50, (6,25) = \(\frac{6}{25}\),

So \(\frac{3}{10}\) X \(\frac{4}{5}\) = \(\frac{6}{25}\).

Question 3.

= \(\frac{184}{15}\) or 12\(\frac{4}{15}\),

Explanation:

Given expression as 2\(\frac{3}{10}\) X 5\(\frac{1}{3}\),

we write mixed fraction as fraction 2\(\frac{3}{10}\) =

(2 x 10 + 3 by 10) = \(\frac{23}{10}\) and 5\(\frac{1}{3}\) as

( 5 X 3 + 1 by 3) = \(\frac{16}{3}\), Now we multiply as

\(\frac{23}{10}\) X \(\frac{16}{3}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 23 X 16 = 368

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 10 X 3 =30

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{368}{30}\), as both goes in 2,

we can further simplify as 2 X 184 = 368, 2 X 15 = 30, (184,15) = \(\frac{184}{15}\),

as numerator is greater we write as (12 X 15 + 4 by 15) = 12\(\frac{4}{15}\),

So 2\(\frac{3}{10}\) X 5\(\frac{1}{3}\) = \(\frac{184}{15}\) or 12\(\frac{4}{15}\).

Question 4.

= \(\frac{80}{63}\) or 1\(\frac{17}{63}\),

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{2}{7}\) X 4\(\frac{4}{9}\),

we write mixed fraction as fraction 4\(\frac{4}{9}\) =

(4 x 9 + 4 by 9) = \(\frac{40}{9}\), Now we multiply as

\(\frac{2}{7}\) X \(\frac{40}{9}\)

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 2 X 40 = 80

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 7 X 9 =63

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{80}{63}\), as numerator is greater we write as

(1 X 63 + 17 by 63) = 1\(\frac{17}{63}\),

So, \(\frac{2}{7}\) X 4\(\frac{4}{9}\) = \(\frac{80}{63}\) or 1\(\frac{17}{63}\).

Question 5.

Write two fractions whose product is \(\frac{21}{32}\).

The two fractions can be \(\frac{7}{8}\) or \(\frac{3}{4}\),

whose product is \(\frac{21}{32}\),

Explanation:

Given to find two fractions whose product is \(\frac{21}{32}\),

We can take factors of 21 are 1, 3, 7, 21, So numerators can be

(1,21) or (3, 7), now factors of 32 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, and 32,

denominators can be (1, 32) or (2, 16) or (4, 8), So the two fractions

can be \(\frac{7}{8}\) or \(\frac{3}{4}\) whose

product is \(\frac{7 X 3 }{8 X 4}\) or \(\frac{21}{32}\).

Question 6.

A costume designer needs to make 12 costumes for the school play.

Each costume requires 2\(\frac{2}{3}\) yards of fabric.

How many yards of fabric does the costume designer need to

make all the costumes?

The costume designer need 32 yards of fabric to

make all the costumes,

Explanation:

Given a costume designer needs to make 12 costumes

for the school play. Each costume requires 2\(\frac{2}{3}\) yards of fabric.

So for 12 costumes we require 12 X 2\(\frac{2}{3}\) yards of fabric=

first we write mixed fraction into fraction as 2\(\frac{2}{3}\) =

(2 X 3 + 2 by 3) = \(\frac{8}{3}\) So 12 X \(\frac{8}{3}\) =

\(\frac{12 X 8}{3}\) = \(\frac{96}{3}\) as it goes in 3,

3 X 32 = 96 we get \(\frac{96}{3}\) = 32.

therefore the costume designer need 32 yards of fabric to

make all the costumes.

Question 7.

You spend \(\frac{4}{5}\) of an hour on your homework.

You spend \(\frac{1}{2}\) of that time working on your

science homework. How many minutes do you spend working on

science homework?

I have spent 24 minutes working on science homework,

Explanation:

Given I spend \(\frac{4}{5}\) of an hour on my homework.

I have spend \(\frac{1}{2}\) of that time working on my

science homework. So time spent for working on science homework is

\(\frac{4}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{2}\) = \(\frac{4 X 1}{5 X 2}\) =

\(\frac{4}{10}\) as further can be simplified as both

goes in 2, 2 X 2 = 4 , 2 X 5 = 10, (2, 5) = \(\frac{2}{5}\) hours,

now we convert into minutes as 1 hour is equal to

60 minutes, So \(\frac{2}{5}\) X 60 = \(\frac{2 X 60}{5}\) =

\(\frac{120}{5}\) as 5 X 24 =120 we get \(\frac{120}{5}\) = 24,

therefore I have spent 24 minutes working on science homework.

**2.2 Dividing Fractions (pp. 53-60)**

Divide. Write the answer in simplest form.

Question 8.

= \(\frac{9}{10}\),

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{6}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{5}{6}\) as \(\frac{6}{5}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{3}{4}\) X \(\frac{6}{5}\) =

\(\frac{3 X 6}{4 X 5}\) = \(\frac{18}{20}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 9 = 18 and 2 X 10 = 20,

(9,10)=\(\frac{9}{10}\). Therefore \(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷

\(\frac{5}{6}\) = \(\frac{9}{10}\).

Question 9.

= \(\frac{1}{20}\),

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ 8

we write reciprocal of the fraction 8 as \(\frac{1}{8}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{2}{5}\) X \(\frac{1}{8}\) =

\(\frac{2 X 1}{5 X 8}\) = \(\frac{2}{40}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 2, 2 X 1 = 2 and 2 X 20 = 40,

(1,20)=\(\frac{1}{20}\). Therefore \(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ 8

= \(\frac{1}{20}\).

Question 10.

= 15

Explanation:

Given expressions as 5 ÷ \(\frac{1}{3}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{1}{3}\) as 3

and multiply as 5 X 3 =15, Therefore 5 ÷ \(\frac{1}{3}\) = 15.

Question 11.

= \(\frac{80}{27}\) = 2\(\frac{26}{27}\),

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{8}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{10}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{8}{9}\) as \(\frac{10}{3}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{8}{9}\) X \(\frac{10}{3}\) =

\(\frac{8 X 10}{9 X 3}\) = \(\frac{80}{27}\),

as numerator is greater we write as ( 2 X 27 + 26 by 27)= 2\(\frac{26}{27}\).

Therefore \(\frac{8}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{3}{10}\) = \(\frac{80}{27}\) = 2\(\frac{26}{27}\).

Question 12.

A box contains 10 cups of pancake mix. You use \(\frac{2}{3}\) cup

each time you make pancakes. How many times can you make pancakes?

We can make 15 times pancakes,

Explanation:

Given a box contains 10 cups of pancake mix. I use \(\frac{2}{3}\) cup

each time you make pancakes, So number of times I

can make pancakes are 10 ÷ \(\frac{2}{3}\) =

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{2}{3}\) as \(\frac{3}{2}\)

and multiply as 10 X \(\frac{3}{2}\) = \(\frac{10 X 3}{2}\) =

\(\frac{30}{2}\) as 30 goes in 2 we get \(\frac{30}{2}\) = 15,

therefore we can make 15 times pancakes.

Question 13.

Write two fractions whose quotient is \(\frac{28}{45}\).

Explanation:

The two fractions can be \(\frac{4}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{7}\) whose

quotient is \(\frac{28}{45}\).

Explanation:

Given to find two fractions whose quotient is \(\frac{28}{45}\),

We can take factors of 28 are 1, 2, 4, 7, 14 and 28, So numerators can be

(1,28) or (2, 14) or (4, 7), now factors of 45 are 1, 3, 5, 9, 15, and 45,

denominators can be (1, 45) or (3, 15) or (5, 9) and 45

factors will be reciprocal, So the two fractions can be

\(\frac{4}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{7}\) now we calculate

as \(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{7}{5}\)

quotient is \(\frac{4 X 7}{9 X 5}\) = \(\frac{28}{45}\).

**2.3 Dividing Mixed Numbers (pp. 61–66)**

**Divide. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 14.

= 2\(\frac{9}{20}\),

Explanation:

Given expressions as 1\(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{7}\),

we write mixed fraction as ( 1 X 5 + 2 by 5) = \(\frac{7}{5}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{4}{7}\) as \(\frac{7}{4}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{7}{5}\) X \(\frac{7}{4}\) =

\(\frac{7 X 7}{5 X 4}\) = \(\frac{49}{20}\),

as numerator is greater we write as ( 2 X 20 + 9 by 20)= 2\(\frac{9}{20}\).

Therefore 1\(\frac{2}{5}\) ÷ \(\frac{4}{7}\) = \(\frac{49}{20}\) = 2\(\frac{9}{20}\).

Question 15.

= 1\(\frac{7}{8}\),

Explanation:

Given expressions as 5\(\frac{5}{8}\) ÷ 3,

we write mixed fraction as ( 5 X 8 + 5 by 8) = \(\frac{45}{8}\),

we write reciprocal of 3 as \(\frac{1}{3}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{45}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{3}\) =

\(\frac{45 X 1}{8 X 3}\) = \(\frac{45}{24}\), as both

goes in 3, we get 3 X 15 = 45, 3 X 8 = 24,(15,8) = \(\frac{15}{8}\)

as numerator is greater we write as ( 1 X 8 + 7 by 8)= 1\(\frac{7}{8}\),

Therefore 5\(\frac{5}{8}\) ÷ 3 = 1\(\frac{7}{8}\).

Question 16.

= 1\(\frac{3}{4}\),

Explanation:

Given expressions as 5 ÷ 2\(\frac{6}{7}\) ,

we write mixed fraction as ( 2 X 7 + 6 by 7) = \(\frac{20}{7}\),

we write reciprocal of \(\frac{20}{7}\) as \(\frac{7}{20}\)

and multiply as 5 X \(\frac{7}{20}\) =

\(\frac{5 X 7}{1 X 20}\) = \(\frac{35}{20}\), as both

goes in 5, we get 5 X 7 = 35, 5 X 4 = 20,(7,4) = \(\frac{7}{4}\)

as numerator is greater we write as ( 1 X 4 + 3 by 4)= 1\(\frac{3}{4}\),

Therefore 5 ÷ 2\(\frac{6}{7}\) = 1\(\frac{3}{4}\).

Question 17.

= 1\(\frac{5}{6}\),

Explanation:

Given expressions as 4\(\frac{1}{8}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{4}\),

we write mixed fraction 4\(\frac{1}{8}\) as (4 X 8 + 1 by 8) =

\(\frac{33}{8}\) and 2\(\frac{1}{4}\) as (2 X 4 + 1 by 4) =

\(\frac{9}{4}\) now we write reciprocal of the fraction

\(\frac{9}{4}\) as \(\frac{4}{9}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{33}{8}\) X \(\frac{4}{9}\) =

\(\frac{33 X 4}{8 X 9}\) = \(\frac{132}{72}\),

as both goes in 12, 12 X 11 = 132, 12 X 6 = 72, (11,6) = \(\frac{11}{6}\)

as numerator is greater we write as ( 1 X 6 + 5 by 6)= 1\(\frac{5}{6}\).

Therefore 4\(\frac{1}{8}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{1}{4}\) = 1\(\frac{5}{6}\).

Question 18.

Evaluate . Write the answer in simplest form.

5\(\frac{5}{7}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{3}{5}\)X 4\(\frac{2}{3}\) =

16\(\frac{2}{3}\),

Explanation:

Given expressions as 5\(\frac{5}{7}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{3}{5}\) X

4\(\frac{2}{3}\), first we write mixed fraction 5\(\frac{5}{7}\) as

(5 X 7 + 5 by 7) = \(\frac{40}{7}\) and 1\(\frac{3}{5}\)

as (1 X 5 + 3 by 5) = \(\frac{8}{5}\) now we write reciprocal of the fraction

\(\frac{8}{5}\) as \(\frac{5}{8}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{40}{7}\) X \(\frac{5}{8}\) =

\(\frac{40 X 5}{7 X 8}\) = \(\frac{200}{56}\),

as both goes in 8, 8 X 25 = 200, 8 X 7 = 56, (25,7) = \(\frac{25}{7}\),

Now we write 4\(\frac{2}{3}\) as ( 4 X 3 + 2 by 3) = \(\frac{14}{3}\),

we multiply as \(\frac{25}{7}\) X \(\frac{14}{3}\) =

\(\frac{25 X 14}{7 X 3}\) = \(\frac{350}{21}\), as both goes

in 7 as 7 X 50 = 350, 7 X 3 = 21, (50, 3) = \(\frac{50}{3}\),

as numerator is greater we write as ( 16 X 3 + 2 by 3)= 16\(\frac{2}{3}\),

Therefore 5\(\frac{5}{7}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{3}{5}\) X

4\(\frac{2}{3}\) = 16\(\frac{2}{3}\).

Question 19.

You have 23\(\frac{1}{2}\) pounds of blueberries to store in freezer bags.

Each bag holds 3\(\frac{3}{4}\) pounds of blueberries.

What is the minimum number of freezer bags needed to store all the blueberries?

7 freezer bags minimum are needed to store all the blueberries.

Explanation:

Given I have 23\(\frac{1}{2}\) pounds of blueberries to

store in freezer bags. Each bag holds 3\(\frac{3}{4}\) pounds

of blueberries. Minimum number of freezer bags needed to

store all the blueberries 23\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 3\(\frac{3}{4}\) =

We write 23\(\frac{1}{2}\) as (23 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{47}{2}\),

and 3\(\frac{3}{4}\) as ( 3 X 4 + 3 by 4) = \(\frac{15}{4}\),

now we write \(\frac{15}{4}\) as reciprocal \(\frac{4}{15}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{47}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{15}\) =

\(\frac{47 X 4}{2 X 15}\) = \(\frac{188}{30}\) as both

goes in 2, 2 X 94 = 188, 2 X 15 = 30, (94, 15) = \(\frac{94}{15}\) ,

as numerator is greater we write as (6 X 15 + 4 by 15) = 6\(\frac{4}{15}\),

So approximately we require 7 freezer bags minimum

needed to store all the blueberries.

Question 20.

A squirrel feeder holds 4\(\frac{1}{2}\) cups of seeds.

Another squirrel feeder holds 6\(\frac{7}{8}\) cups of seeds.

One scoop of seeds is 1\(\frac{5}{8}\) cups.

How many scoops of seeds do you need to ﬁll both squirrel feeders?

7 scoops of seeds we need to fill both squirrel feeders,

Explanation:

Given a squirrel feeder holds 4\(\frac{1}{2}\) cups of seeds.

Another squirrel feeder holds 6\(\frac{7}{8}\) cups of seeds.

One scoop of seeds is 1\(\frac{5}{8}\) cups.

So first squirrel feeder needs 4\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{5}{8}\),

We write 4\(\frac{1}{2}\) as (4 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{9}{2}\)

and 1\(\frac{5}{8}\) = (1X 8 + 5 by 8) = \(\frac{13}{8}\),

now we write \(\frac{13}{8}\) reciprocal and multiply as

\(\frac{9}{2}\) X \(\frac{8}{13}\) = \(\frac{9 x 8}{2 X 13}\) =

\(\frac{72}{26}\) as both goes in 2, 2 X 36 = 72, 2 X 13 = 26, (36,13) =

\(\frac{36}{13}\),

Now second squirrel feeder needs 6\(\frac{7}{8}\) ÷ 1\(\frac{5}{8}\),

We write 6\(\frac{7}{8}\) as (6 X 8 + 7 by 8) = \(\frac{55}{8}\),

now we have 1\(\frac{5}{8}\) = (1X 8 + 5 by 8) = \(\frac{13}{8}\),

now we write \(\frac{13}{8}\) reciprocal and multiply as

\(\frac{55}{8}\) X \(\frac{8}{13}\) = \(\frac{55 X 8}{8 X 13}\) =

\(\frac{440}{104}\) as both goes in 8, 8 X 55 = 440, 8 X 13 = 104,

(55, 13) = \(\frac{55}{13}\), Now we have feeder 1 and feeder 2,

so total is \(\frac{36}{13}\) + \(\frac{55}{13}\) as

both have same denomiators we add numerators and write as

\(\frac{36 + 55}{13}\) = \(\frac{91}{13}\) as 91 goes

in 13( 13 X 7 = 91) we get \(\frac{91}{13}\) = 7,therefore

7 scoops of seeds we need to fill both squirrel feeders.

**2.4 Adding and Subtracting Decimals (pp. 67–72)**

**Add.**

Question 21.

3.78 + 8.94

3.78 + 8.94 = 12.72,

Explanation:

Given expression 3.78 + 8.94 we add as

1,1

3.78

+8.94

12.72

Therefore, 3.78 + 8.94 = 12.72.

Question 22.

19.89 + 4.372

19.89 + 4.372 = 24.262,

Explanation:

Given expression 19.89 + 4.372 we add as

1,1,1

19.890

+ 4.372

24.262

Therefore, 19.89 + 4.372 = 24.262.

Question 23.

24.916 + 17.385

24.916 + 17.385 = 42.301,

Explanation:

Given expression 24.916 + 17.385 we add as

1,1,1,1

24.916

+ 17.385

42.301

Therefore, 24.916 + 17.385 = 42.301.

**Subtract.**

Question 24.

7.638 – 2.365

7.638 – 2.365 = 5.273,

Explanation:

Given expression 7.638 – 2.365 we subtract as

5,13

7.638

– 2.365

5.273

Therefore, 7.638 – 2.365 = 5.273.

Question 25.

14.21 – 4.103

14.21 – 4.103 = 10.107,

Explanation:

Given expression 14.21 – 4.103 we subtract as

14,13,10

14.210

– 4.103

10.107

Therefore, 14.21 – 4.103 = 10.107.

Question 26.

5.467 – 2.736

5.467 – 2.736 = 2.731,

Explanation:

Given expression 5.467 – 2.736 we subtract as

4,14

5.467

– 2.736

2.731

Therefore, 5.467 – 2.736 = 2.731.

Question 27.

Write three decimals that have a sum of 10.806.

The three decimals are 4.203, 3.769, 2.834 which

will have a sum of 10.806,

Explanation:

To make sum of 10.806 we can take decimals as

4.203, 3.769, 2.834 and check as

1,1,1

4.203

3.769

+2.834

10.806

therefore the three decimals are 4.203, 3.769, 2.834

which will have a sum of 10.806.

Question 28.

To make fuel for the main engines of a space shuttle,

102,619.377 kilograms of liquid hydrogen and 616,496.4409 kilograms

of liquid oxygen are mixed together in the external tank.

How much fuel is stored in the external tank?

Fuel stored in the external tank is 719,115.786 kilograms,

Explanation:

Given to make fuel for the main engines of a space shuttle,

102,619.377 kilograms of liquid hydrogen and 616,496.4409 kilograms

of liquid oxygen are mixed together in the external tank.

So fuel is stored in the external tank is

102,619.377 + 616,496.4409 =

1,1,1, 1

102,619.3770

+616,496.4409

719115.8179

Therefore, fuel stored in the external tank is 719,115.786 kilograms.

**2.5 Multiplying Decimals (pp. 73–80)**

**Multiply. Use estimation to check your answer.**

Question 29.

26.174 × 79

26.174 X 79 = 2067.746,

Explanation:

Given expression 26.174 X 79 we add as

4,1,5,2

5,1,6,3

26.174 —— 3 decimal places

X 79

235566

1832180

2067.746—— 3 decimal places

Therefore, 26.174 X 79 = 2067.746.

Question 30.

9.475 × 8.03

9.475 × 8.03 = 76.08425,

Explanation:

Given expression 9.475 X 8.03 we add as

3,6,4

1,2,1

9.475 —— 3 decimal places

X 8.03 —– 2 decimal places

0028425

0000000

7580000

76.08425——5 decimal places

Therefore, 9.475 × 8.03 = 76.08425.

Question 31.

0.051 × 0.244

0.051 × 0.244 = 0.012444,

Explanation:

Given expression 9.475 X 8.03 we add as

__ 1 __

2

2

0.051 —— 3 decimal places

X 0.244 —– 3 decimal places

0000204

0002040

0110200

0000000

0.012444——6 decimal places

Therefore, 0.051 × 0.244 = 0.012444.

Question 32.

Evaluate 3.76(2.43 + 9.8).

3.76(2.43 + 9.8) = 45.9848,

Explanation:

Given expression as 3.76(2.43 + 9.8),

First we calculate (2.43 + 9.8) =

2.43

+9.8

12.23

Now 3.76 X 12.23 =

1,1,2

1,1,1

12.23 —— 2 decimal places

X3.76 —— 2 decimal places

0073.38

085610

36.6900

45.9848 —-4 decimal places

therfeore, 3.76(2.43 + 9.8) = 45.9848.

Question 33.

Hair grows about 1.27 centimeters each month.

How much does hair grow in 4 months?

5.08 centimeters hair will grow in 4 months,

Explanation:

Given hair grows about 1.27 centimeters each month.

so hair growth in 4 months is 4 X 1.27 =

1,2

1.27

X 4

5.08

Therefore, 5.08 centimeters hair will grow in 4 months.

**2.6 Dividing Whole Numbers (pp. 81–86)**

**Divide. Use estimation to check your answer.**

Question 34.

7296 ÷ 38

7296 ÷ 38 = 192,

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

Given 7296 ÷ 38 =

192

38)7296 38 X 1 = 38

38

349 38 X 9 = 342

342

76 38 X 2 = 76

76

0

Therefore 7296 ÷ 38 = 192,

Estimation is 7300 ÷ 38 = 192.1,

So estimation is reasonable.

Question 35.

5081 ÷ 203

5081 ÷ 203 = 25.02,

Estimation is reasonable,

Explanation:

Given 5081 ÷ 203 =

25.02

203)5081 203 X 2 = 406

406

1021 203 X 5 = 1015

1015

6 203 X 0.02 = 4.06

4.06

1.94 reaminder

Therefore 5081 ÷ 203 = 25.02,

Estimation is 5100 ÷ 203 = 25.123

So estimation is reasonable.

Question 36.

\(\frac{17,264}{128}\)

\(\frac{17,264}{128}\) = 134.875,

Estimation is approximately reasonable,

Explanation:

Given 17264 ÷ 128 =

134.875

128)17264 128 X 1 = 128

128

446 128 X 3 = 384

384

624 128 X 4 = 512

512

112 128 X 0.8 =

102.4

9.6 128 X 0.07 = 8.96

8.96

0.64 128 X 0.005 = 0.64

0.64

0

Therefore \(\frac{17,264}{128}\) = 134.875

Estimation is 17,000 ÷ 128 = 132.8125

So estimation is approximately reasonable.

Question 37.

Your local varsity basketball team offers bus transportation for a

playoff game. Each bus holds 56 people. A total of 328 people sign up.

All buses are full except for the last bus. How many buses are used?

How many people are in the last bus?

6 buses are used and in the last bus

there are 48 people.

Explanation:

Given my local varsity basketball team offers bus transportation for a

playoff game. Each bus holds 56 people. A total of 328 people sign up.

So, buses used are 328 ÷ 56 =

5

56)328 56 X 5 = 280

280

48 remainder

we got 5 buses + 48 people,

Therefore we need total 6 buses and in the last bus

there are 48 people.

Question 38.

You have 600 elastic bands to make railroad bracelets.

How many complete bracelets can you make?

15 bracelets I can make,

Explanation:

Given 600 elastic bands to make railroad bracelets

and we need for one bracelet 28 elastic bands for

outer rails and 10 elastic bands for inner track,

means 28 + 10 = 38 elastic bands for one bracelet,

From 600 we can make 600 ÷ 38 =

15.78

38)600 38 X 1 = 38

38

220 38 X 5 = 190

190

30 38 X 0.7 = 26.6

26.6

3.4 38 X 0.08 = 3.04

3.04

0.36 remainder

therefore, it means I can make 15 railroad bracelets

from 600 elastic bands.

**2.7 Dividing Decimals (pp. 87–94)**

**Divide. Check your answer.**

Question 39.

0.498 ÷ 6

0.498 ÷ 6 = 0.083,

Explanation:

Given 0.498÷ 6 =

0.083

6)0.498 6 X 0.08 = 0.48

0.48

0.018 6 X 0.003 = 0.018

0.018

0

Therefore 0.498 ÷ 6 = 0.083.

Question 40.

8.9 ÷ 0.356

8.9 ÷ 0.356 = 25

Explanation:

Given 8.9÷ 0.356 =

25

0.356)8.9 0.356 X 25 = 8.9

8.9

0

Therefore 8.9 ÷ 0.356 = 8.9.

Question 41.

21.85 ÷ 3.8

21.85 ÷ 3.8 = 5.75

Explanation:

Given 21.85 ÷ 3.8 =

5.75

3.8)21.85 3.8 X 5 = 19

19

2.85 3.8 X 0.7 = 2.66

2.66

0.19 3.8 X 0.05 = 0.19

0.19

Therefore 21.85 ÷ 3.8 = 5.75.

Question 42.

(14.075 + 24.67) ÷ 3.15 = 12.3,

Explanation:

Given expression as (14.075 + 24.67) ÷ 3.15,

first we calculate (14.075 + 24.67) = 38.745 now

38.745 ÷ 3.15 =

12.3

3.15)38.745 3.15 X 12 = 37.8

37.8

0.945 3.15 X 0.3 = 0.945

0.945

0

Therefore, (14.075 + 24.67) ÷ 3.15 = 12.3.

Question 43.

Your beginning balance on your lunch account is $42.

You buy lunch for $1.80 every day and sometimes buy a snack for $0.85.

After 20 days, you have a balance of $0.05. How many snacks did you buy?

I buyed 7 snacks in 20 days,

Explanation:

Given my beginning balance on lunch account is $42.

I buy lunch for $1.80 every day and sometimes buy a snack

for $0.85. After 20 days, I have a balance of $0.05.

So for 20 days I buyed for lunch is 20 X $1.80 =

$36 and have balance left of $0.05 means 36 + 0.05 = $36.05,

Now I spent on snacks is $42 – $36.05 = $5.95 and snack

costs $0.85, So number of snacks I did buyed is

$5.95 ÷ $0.85 =

7

0.85)5.95 0.85 X 7 = 5.95

5.95

0

therefore, I buyed 7 snacks in 20 days.

### Fractions and Decimals Practice Test

**2 Practice Test**

**Evaluate the expression. Write the answer in simplest form.**

Question 1.

5.138 + 2.624

5.138 + 2.624 = 7.762

Explanation:

Given expression 24.916 + 17.385 we add as

1

5.138

+2.624

7.762

Therefore, 5.138 + 2.624 = 7.762.

Question 2.

= \(\frac{7}{4}\) or 1\(\frac{3}{4}\),

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷ \(\frac{10}{21}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{10}{21}\) as \(\frac{21}{10}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{5}{6}\) X \(\frac{21}{10}\) =

\(\frac{5 X 21}{6 X 10}\) = \(\frac{105}{60}\),

we can further simplify as both goes in 15, 15 X 7 = 105 and 15 X 4 = 60,

(7, 4)= \(\frac{7}{4}\) as numerator is greater we write as

(1 X 4 + 3 by 4) = 1\(\frac{3}{4}\), Therefore \(\frac{5}{6}\) ÷

\(\frac{10}{21}\) = \(\frac{7}{4}\) = 1\(\frac{3}{4}\).

Question 3.

= 21.84,

Explanation:

Given 5.46 ÷ 0.25 =

21.84

0.25)5.46 0.25 X 21 = 5.25

5.25

0.21 0.25 X 0.8 = 0.2

0.20

0.01 0.25 X 0.04 = 0.01

0.01

0

Therefore 5.46 ÷ 0.25 = 21.84.

Question 4.

= \(\frac{3}{8}\),

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{9}{16}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) =

Step I: We multiply the numerators as 9 X 2 = 18

Step II: We multiply the denominators as 16 X 3 =48

Step III: We write the fraction in the simplest form as

\(\frac{18}{48}\), as both goes in 6 we

can further simplify as 6 X 3 = 18, 6 X 8 = 48, (3, 8) = \(\frac{3}{8}\),

So \(\frac{9}{16}\) X \(\frac{2}{3}\) = \(\frac{3}{8}\).

Question 5.

= \(\frac{70}{23}\) = 3\(\frac{1}{23}\),

Explanation:

Given expressions as 8\(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{7}{8}\),

we write mixed fraction 8\(\frac{3}{4}\) as (8 X 4 + 3 by 4) =

\(\frac{35}{4}\) and 2\(\frac{7}{8}\) as (2 X 8 + 7 by 8) =

\(\frac{23}{8}\) now we write reciprocal of the fraction

\(\frac{23}{8}\) as \(\frac{8}{23}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{35}{4}\) X \(\frac{8}{23}\) =

\(\frac{35 X 8}{4 X 23}\) = \(\frac{280}{92}\),

as both goes in 4, 4 X 70 = 280, 4 X 23 = 92, (70, 23) = \(\frac{70}{23}\)

as numerator is greater we write as (3 X 23 + 1 by 23)= 3\(\frac{1}{23}\).

Therefore 8\(\frac{3}{4}\) ÷ 2\(\frac{7}{8}\) = \(\frac{70}{23}\) = 3\(\frac{1}{23}\),

Question 6.

4.87 × 7.23

4.87 × 7.23 = 35.2101,

Explanation:

Given expression 4.87 X 7.23 we add as

6,4

1,1

2,2,2

4.87 —— 2 decimal places

X7.23—- 2 decimal places

001461

009740

340900

35.2101——4 decimal places

Therefore, 4.87 × 7.23 = 35.2101,

Question 7.

1875 ÷ 125

1875 ÷ 125 = 15,

Explanation:

15

125)1875 125 X 1 = 125

125

625 125 X 5 = 625

625

0

Therefore, 1875 ÷ 125 = 15.

Question 8.

= 25,

Explanation:

Given expressions as 10 ÷ \(\frac{2}{5}\),

now we write reciprocal of the fraction

\(\frac{2}{5}\) as \(\frac{5}{2}\)

and multiply as 10 X \(\frac{5}{2}\) =

\(\frac{10 X 5}{1 X 2}\) = \(\frac{50}{2}\),

as both goes in 2, 2 X 25 = 50, 2 X 1 = 2, (25, 1) = \(\frac{50}{2}\) = 25,

Therefore 10 ÷ \(\frac{2}{5}\) = 25.

Question 9.

57.82 ÷ 0.784

57.82 ÷ 0.784 = 73.75,

Explanation:

Given expression as 57.82 ÷ 0.784 =

73.75

0.784)57.82 0.784 X 7 = 57.232

57.232

0.588 0.784 X 0.7 = 0.5488

0.5488

0.0392 0.784 X 0.05 = 0.0392

0.0392

0

Therefore, 57.82 ÷ 0.784 = 73.75.

Question 10.

5.316 ÷ 1.942

5.316 ÷ 1.942 = 2.737,

Explanation:

Given expression as 5.316 ÷ 1.942 =

2.737

1.942)5.316 1.942 X 2 = 3.884

3.884

1.432 1.942 X 0.7 = 1.3594

1.3594

0.0726 1.942 X 0.03 = 0.05826

0.05826

0.01434 1.942 X 0.007 = 0.013594

0.013594

0.000746 remainder

therefore 5.316 ÷ 1.942 = 2.737.

Question 11.

6.729 × 8.3

6.729 × 8.3 = 55.8507,

Explanation:

Given expression as 6.729 X 8.3 =

5,2,7

2,2

6.729—— 3 decimal places

X 8.3 —— 1 decimal place

020187

538320

55.8507—— 4 decimal places

Question 12.

\(\frac{13,376}{248}\)

\(\frac{13,376}{248}\) = 53.935,

Explanation:

Given expression as \(\frac{13,376}{248}\),

53.935

248)13376 248 X 5 = 1240

1240

976 248 X 3 = 744

744

232 248 X 0.9 = 223.2

223.2

8.8 248 X 0.03 = 7.44

7.44

1.36 248 X 0.005 = 1.24

1.24

0.12 remainder

therefore \(\frac{13,376}{248}\) = 53.935.

Question 13.

On a road trip, you notice that the gas tank is \(\frac{1}{4}\) full.

The gas tank can hold 18 gallons, and the vehicle averages 22 miles per gallon.

Will you make it to your destination 110 miles away before you run out of gas?

Explain.

No, I cannot make it to destination, I will be running out of gas,

Explanation:

Given on a road trip, you notice that the gas tank is \(\frac{1}{4}\) full.

The gas tank can hold 18 gallons, and the vehicle averages

22 miles per gallon. Will I make it to my destination 110 miles

away before I run out of gas, First we calculate tank has

18 X \(\frac{1}{4}\) = \(\frac{18}{4}\) , as both

goes in 2 we get 2 X 9 = 18, 2 X 2 = 4, (9, 2) = \(\frac{9}{2}\) gallon,

now we have the vehicle averages 22 miles per gallon means

22 X \(\frac{9}{2}\) = \(\frac{198}{2}\) as

it goes in 2 we get 2 X 99 = 198, 2 X 1 = 2, \(\frac{198}{2}\) =99,

as 99 is less than 110 miles no, I cannot make it to destination,

I will be running out of gas.

Question 14.

For a diving event, the highest and the lowest of seven scores

are discarded. Next, the total of the remaining scores is multiplied

by the degree of difficulty of the dive. That value is then multiplied

by 0.6 to determine the ﬁnal score. Find the ﬁnal score for the dive.

The final score for the dive is 73.47,

Explanation:

Given for a diving event, the highest and the lowest of seven scores

are discarded. Next, the total of the remaining scores is multiplied

by the degree of difficulty of the dive. That value is then multiplied

by 0.6 to determine the ﬁnal score.

After discarding the highest and the lowest of seven scores-

9.0, 7.0 we have remaining scores as 8, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 7.5,

now we add as 8 +7.5 + 8 +8.5 + 7.5 = 39.5, So the total of the

remaining scores is multiplied by the degree of difficulty

of the dive, given the difficulty of the dive as 3.1,

So 39.5 X 3.1 =

2,1

39.5 —— 1 decimal place

X3.1 —— 1 decimal place

00395

11850

122.45—— 2 decimal places

Now 122.45 is multiplied by 0.6 to determine the ﬁnal score as

122.45 X 0.6 =

1,1,2,3

122.45—— 2 decimal places

X 0.6 —— 1 decimal place

073470

000000

73.470—— 3 decimal places,

So, The final score for the dive is 73.47.

Question 15.

You are cutting as many 20\(\frac{1}{2}\)-inch pieces

from the board to make ladder steps for a tree fort.

How many steps can you make? How much wood is left over?

I can make 5 steps and \(\frac{35}{41}\)-inch piece

wood will be left over.

Explanation:

Given I am cutting as many 20\(\frac{1}{2}\)-inch pieces

from the board of 120 in to make ladder steps for a tree fort.

Number of steps I can make are 120 ÷ 20\(\frac{1}{2}\),

first we write mixed fraction into fraction and write

reciprocal then multiply as 20\(\frac{1}{2}\) = ( 20 X 2 + 1 by 2) =

\(\frac{41}{2}\), now reciprocal as \(\frac{2}{41}\)

and multiply as 120 X \(\frac{2}{41}\) = \(\frac{240}{41}\),

as numerator is greater we write as (5 X 41 + 35 by 41) = 5\(\frac{35}{41}\),

So, I can make 5 steps and \(\frac{35}{41}\)-inch piece

wood will be left over.

Question 16.

You spend 2\(\frac{1}{2}\)-hours online.

You spend \(\frac{1}{5}\) of that time writing a blog.

How long do you spend writing your blog?

I have spent 12\(\frac{1}{2}\) hours for writing blog,

Explanation:

Given I spend 2\(\frac{1}{2}\)-hours online and

spent \(\frac{1}{5}\) of that time writing a blog.

So I spend writing my blog for 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{5}\) =

first we write mixed fraction as fraction 2\(\frac{1}{2}\) =

(2 X 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{5}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{1}{5}\) now

we write \(\frac{1}{5}\) as reciprocal we get 5 and multiply,

\(\frac{5}{2}\) X 5 = \(\frac{5 X 5 }{2}\) = \(\frac{25}{2}\),

as numerator is greater we write as ( 2 X 12 + 1 by 2) = 12\(\frac{1}{2}\),

Therefore I have spent 12\(\frac{1}{2}\) hours for writng blog.

Question 17.

You and a friend take pictures at a motocross event.

Your camera can take 24 pictures in 3.75 seconds.

Your friend’s camera can take 36 pictures in 4.5 seconds.

Evaluate the expression (36 ÷ 4.5) (24 ÷ 3.75) to ﬁnd how many

times faster your friend’s camera is than your camera.

51.2 seconds times faster my friend’s camera is

than my camera,

Explanation:

Given expression as (36 ÷ 4.5) (24 ÷ 3.75) =

First we will find (36 ÷ 4.5) =

8

4.5)36 4.5 X 8 = 36

36

0

So, (36 ÷ 4.5) = 8,

Now we will find (24 ÷ 3.75)=

6.4

3.75)24 3.75 X 6 = 22.5

22.5

1.5 3.75 X 0.4 = 1.5

1.5

0

So, (24 ÷ 3.75) = 6.4,

Now 8 X 6.4 =

3,

6.4 —– 1 decimal place

X 8

51.2 —– 1 decimal place

Therefore, 51.2 seconds times faster my friend’s camera is

than my camera.

### Fractions and Decimals Cumulative Practice

**2 Cumulative Practice**

Question 1.

Which number is equivalent to the expression below?

6 X 8 – 2 X 3^{2 }= 30, matches with B,

Explanation:

Given expression as (6 X 8 – 2 X 3^{2 }) =

First we will find (2 X 3^{2 }) = 2 X 3 X 3 = 18,

Now 6 X 8 = 48, So 48 -18 = 30,

Therefore (6 X 8 – 2 X 3^{2 }) = 30 which matches with B.

Question 2.

What is the greatest common factor of 48 and 120?

Greatest common factor of 48 and 120 is 24,

Explanation:

Given to find greatest common factor of 48 and 120,

We have factors of 48 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, 24 and

factors of 120 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 20, 24, 30, 40, 60,

Here we have the biggest common factor number is 120,

therefore greatest common factor of 48 and 120 is 24.

Question 3.

Which number is equivalent to 5.139 – 2.64?

F. 2.499

G. 2.599

H. 3.519

I. 3.599

5.139 – 2.64 = 2.499 equivalent to F,

Explanation:

Given to evaluate 5.139 – 2.64 =

5.139

-2.640

2.499

Therefore, 5.139 – 2.64 = 2.499 which equivalent to F.

Question 4.

Which number is equivalent to

\(\frac{4}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{7}\) = \(\frac{28}{45}\),

matches with B.

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{4}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{7}\),

we write reciprocal of the fraction \(\frac{5}{7}\) as \(\frac{7}{5}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{4}{9}\) X \(\frac{7}{5}\) =

\(\frac{4 X 7}{9 X 5}\) = \(\frac{28}{45}\),

Therefore \(\frac{4}{9}\) ÷ \(\frac{5}{7}\) = \(\frac{28}{45}\),

which matches with B.

Question 5.

You buy orange and black streamers for a party. The orange

streamers are 9 feet long, and the black streamers are 12 feet long.

What are the least numbers of streamers you should buy in order for

the total length of the orange streamers to be the same as the total

length of the black streamers?

F. 36 orange streamers and 36 black streamers

G. 12 orange streamers and 9 black streamers

H. 3 orange streamers and 4 black streamers

I. 4 orange streamers and 3 black streamers

The total length of the orange streamers to be the same

as the total length of the black streamers is

4 orange streamers and 3 black streamers matches with I.

Explanation:

Given I buy orange and black streamers for a party. The orange

streamers are 9 feet long, and the black streamers are 12 feet long.

What are the least numbers of streamers I should buy in order for

the total length of the orange streamers to be the same as the total

length of the black streamers are we first list the multiples of

9 and 12 and then we find the smallest multiple they have in common.

Multiples of 9: 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, etc.

Multiples of 12: 12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, etc.

The least multiple on the two lists that they have in common

is the LCM of 9 and 12. Therefore, the LCM of 9 and 12 is 36.

So orange streamers are 36 ÷ 9 =

4

9)36 9 X 4 =36

36

0

36 ÷ 9 = 4,

and black streamers are 36 ÷ 12 =

3

12)36 12 X 3 = 36

36

0

36 ÷ 12 = 3,

Therefore, The total length (36) of the orange streamers

to be the same as the total length of the black streamers is

4 orange streamers and 3 black streamers matches with I.

Question 6.

Which number is a prime factor of 572?

A. 4

B. 7

C. 13

D. 22

13 number is prime factor of 572 ,matches with C,

Explanation:

Given to find the number which is prime factor of 572,

We have prime factors os 572 as 2, 2, 11, 13,

So from given numbers C.13 – matches.

Question 7.

Which number is equivalent to 7059 ÷ 301?

\(\frac{7059}{301}\) = 23\(\frac{136}{301}\) which matches with H.

Explanation:

Given expressions as \(\frac{7059}{301}\) =

23

301)7059 301 X 2 = 602

602

1039 301 X 3 = 903

903

136 remainder

So, \(\frac{7059}{301}\) = 23\(\frac{136}{301}\) which matches with H.

Question 8.

A square wall tile has side lengths of 4 inches. You use 360 of the tiles.

What is the area of the wall covered by the tiles?

The area of the wall covered by the tiles is 3760 in.^{2}

matches with D.

Explanation:

Given a square wall tile has side lengths of 4 inches, we

use 360 of the tiles, so the area of the wall covered by the tiles is

(we have area of sqaure is (Side X Side)) = 360 X 4 X 4 = 5760,

Therefore the area of the wall covered by the tiles is 3760 in.^{2}

which matches with D.

Question 9.

Which expression is equivalent to a perfect square?

Expression I. 3^{2 }+ 6 X 5 ÷ 3 is equivalent to a perfect square,

Explanation:

Given to find an expressions equivalent to a perfect square is

the square of a number is that number times itself.

The perfect squares are the squares of the whole numbers:

1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49, 64, 81, 100,

Now square roots are

First we the expressions as 3 + 2^{2 }X 7 = 3 + ((2 X 2) X 7) =

3 + ( 4 X 7) = 3 + 28 = 31, as 31 lies between 25 and 36, 5^{2 }and 6^{2
}not a perfect square,

Next expression is 34 + (18 ÷ 2^{2 }) =

34 + (18 ÷ (2 X 2)) = 34 + 18 ÷ 4 = 34 + 4.5 =39.5,

It lies between 36 and 49, 6^{2 }and 7^{2
}not a perfect square,

Next expression is (80 + 4) ÷ 4 = 84 ÷ 4 = 21,

It lies between 16 and 25, 4^{2 }and 5^{2
}not a perfect square,

Next expression is 3^{2 }+ 6 X 5 ÷ 3 = (((3 X 3) + 6) X 5) ÷ 3 =

((9 + 6) X 5 ÷ 3) = (15 X 5) ÷ 3 = 75 ÷ 3 =

25

3)75 3 X 2 = 6

6

15 3 X 5 = 15

15

0

So, 75 ÷ 3 = 25, 25 is perfect square 5^{2 },

therefore expression I. 3^{2 }+ 6 X 5 ÷ 3 is equivalent to a perfect square.

Question 10.

What is the missing denominator in the expression below?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 8

3 is the missing denominator in the expression,

matches with C,

Explanation :

let us take the missing denominator as x,

given expression as \(\frac{4}{8}\) ÷ \(\frac{2}{x}\) = \(\frac{3}{4}\) ,

Now we have \(\frac{2}{x}\) we write reciprocal \(\frac{x}{2}\)

and multiply as \(\frac{4}{8}\) X \(\frac{x}{2}\) =

\(\frac{4 X x}{8 X 2}\) = \(\frac{4x}{16}\) both goes in 4,

4 X x = 4x, 4 X 4 = 16, (x, 4) = \(\frac{x}{4}\) now we equate with

\(\frac{3}{4}\) we get x = 3, Therefore 3 is the missing denominator in

the expression which matches with C.

Question 11.

What is 4.56 × 0.7?

Explanation:

Given expression as 4.56 X 0.7 =

3,4

4.56 —- 2 decimal places

X 0.7—- -1 decimal place

3.192 — 3 decimal places

Therfore, 4.56 X 0.7 = 3.192.

Question 12.

The area of the large rectangle is how many times the area of the small rectangle?

F. 4.4515

G. 5.915

H. 17.2575

I. 111.2875

The area of the large rectangle is 17.2575 cm^{2}

times the area of the small rectangle matches with H.

Explanation:

Given large rectangle width 7.25 cm and length as 3.07 cm,

So area of large rectangle is 7.25 X 3.07 =

1

1,3

7.25 —- 2 decimal places

X3.07—- 2 decimal places

005075

000000

217500

22.2575 —- 4 decimal places

therefore area of lare rectangle is 22.2575 cm^{2},

Given small rectangle width 4 cm and length as 1.25 cm,

So area of small rectangle is 4 X 1.25 =

2

1.25

X 4

5

therefore area of small rectangle is 5 cm^{2},

now we will find the area of the large rectangle is how many

times the area of the small rectangle as 22.2575 – 5 = 17.2575 cm^{2},

So, matches with H.

Question 13.

Which expression is equivalent to 5 × 5 × 5 × 5?

A. 5 × 4

B. 4^{5}

C. 5^{4}

D. 5^{5
}The expression which is equivalent to 5 X 5 X 5 X 5 = 5^{4},

matches with C,

Explanation:

Given expression as 5 X 5 X 5 X 5 means 5 is multiplied by 4 times,

So 5 X 5 X 5 X 5 = 5^{4} which matches with C.

Question 14.

A walkway is built using identical concrete blocks.

**Part A**

How much longer, in inches, is the length of the walkway than the

width of the walkway? Show your work and explain your reasoning.

**Part B**

How many times longer is the length of the walkway than the

width of the walkway? Show your work and explain your reasoning.

Part A :

\(\frac{11}{4}\) inches in the length of the

walkway more than the width of the walkway.

Part B :

2 times longer is the length of the walkway than the

width of the walkway,

Explanation:

Part A :

Given length as 5\(\frac{1}{2}\) inches and width as

2\(\frac{3}{4}\) of walkway. Now longer, in inches,

is the length of the walkway than the width of the walkway is

5\(\frac{1}{2}\) – 2\(\frac{3}{4}\) first we write

mixed fractions into fractions before subtraction as

5\(\frac{1}{2}\) = (5 x 2 + 1 by 2) = \(\frac{11}{2}\) and

2\(\frac{3}{4}\) = (2 X 4 + 3 by 4) = \(\frac{11}{4}\),

So \(\frac{11}{2}\) – \(\frac{11}{4}\) ,now we make

both denominators same as 4 so we multiply numerator and

denominator by 2 for \(\frac{11}{2}\) = \(\frac{11 x 2}{2 X 2}\) =

\(\frac{22}{4}\) ,Now \(\frac{22}{4}\) – \(\frac{11}{4}\),

as denominators are same we subtract numerators and write as

\(\frac{22- 11}{4}\) = \(\frac{11}{4}\) inches.

Therefore, \(\frac{11}{4}\) inches in the length of the

walkway more than the width of the walkway.

Part B :

Now we will find many times longer in the length of the walkway than the

width of the walkway as \(\frac{11}{2}\) ÷ \(\frac{11}{4}\),

now we write reciprocal and multiply as \(\frac{11}{2}\) X \(\frac{4}{11}\) =

\(\frac{11 X 4}{2 X 11}\) as both have 11 they get cancel,

we will get \(\frac{4}{2}\), as both goes in 2 we get 2 X 2 = 4,

2 X 1 = 2, (2, 1), \(\frac{4}{2}\) = 2,

therefore 2 times longer is the length of the walkway than the

width of the walkway.

Question 15.

A meteoroid moving at a constant speed travels 6\(\frac{7}{8}\) miles

in 30 seconds. How far does the meteoroid travel in 1 second?

The meteoroid travels in 1 second is \(\frac{11}{48}\) mile,

matches with G.

Explanation:

Given a meteoroid moving at a constant speed travels 6\(\frac{7}{8}\) miles

in 30 seconds, Now in 1 second the meteoroid travel is

6\(\frac{7}{8}\) ÷ 30 =

First we write mixed fraction as 6\(\frac{7}{8}\) = (6 X 8 + 7 by 8)

\(\frac{55}{8}\) now we divide with 30 as \(\frac{55}{8}\) ÷ 30 =

Now we write 30 as reciprocal as \(\frac{1}{30}\) and multiply as

\(\frac{55}{8}\) X \(\frac{1}{30}\) = \(\frac{55 X 1}{8 X 30}\) =

\(\frac{55}{240}\), now both goes in 5 as 5 X 11 = 55

and 5 X 48 = 240, (11, 48) = \(\frac{11}{48}\) miles,

therefore, the meteoroid travels in 1 second is \(\frac{11}{48}\) mile,

which matches with G.

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