Dana Dutch
Math 115 Week 5 Checkpoint
Section 5.1
6. The ratio of 16 to 12
24. The ratio of 7 dimes to 3 quarters
36. If a room is 30 ft long by 6 yd wide, write the ratio of the length to the
width of the room.
Section 5.2
14. what you do is divided 240/6=40 so that is 40lbs of fertilizer.
16.
30.
Which is the better buy: 5 lb of sugar for $4.75 or 20 lb of sugar for $19.92?
4.75/5= 0.95 whereas 19.92/20=0.996 Therefore the first rate is better That is
5lbs of sugar for 4.75.
34.
$10.44 for 18 bottles of water? so you divided them and the answer is $0.58 per
bottle of water
Section 5.3
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View Full Document10. If Maria hit 8 home runs in 15 softball games, then she should hit 24 home runs in
45 games
for this to be true u must find out the common 1/1 that was multiplied to
8/15 to get 24/15 so 24/8=3 and 3(15)=45 so 3/3 is the common 1 so these two
fractions are congruent
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If 16 pounds of fertilizer cover 1,520 square feet, then 21 pounds should cover
1,995 square feet.
30.
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