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Chapter 1 / Exercise 23
Nature of Mathematics
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48. The price of a swatch watch increased 1 3/4 times from the price last year. If this year's price is \$175, what was last year's price? a. \$75 B. \$100 c. \$60 d. \$90 e. None of these
Difficulty: Hard 49. An American Airlines trip from Boston to Los Angeles takes 8 ½ hours. Assuming we are ¼ of the way, how long has the trip taken so far?
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Chapter 1 / Exercise 23
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Chapter 002 Fractions46 50. Lee Wine bought pizza from Pizza Hut for her son's party. The owner of the store said it would feed 8. Assuming 6 children show up for the party, what part of the pizza remains uneaten?
Difficulty: Medium
Chapter 002 Fractions47 Short Answer Questions51. 1. Cancellation 2. Denominator 3. Fraction 4. Greatest common divisor 5. Higher terms 6. Improper fraction 7. Least common denominator (LCD) 8. Lowest terms 9. Mixed numbers 10. Numerator 11. Prime numbers 12. Proper fractions 13. Reciprocal A. Largest possible number. B. No number divides evenly except one into numerator. C. Expresses a part of a whole number. D. Whole number and a proper fraction. E. Top of fraction. F. Equivalent to the original. G. Numerator less than denominator. H. Reducing process. I. Interchanging denominator and numerator. J. Smallest whole number. K. Numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator. L. Number divisible by itself and one. M. Bottom part of fraction. 1.H 2.M 3.C 4.A 5.F 6.K 7.J 8.B 9.D 10.E 11.L 12.G 13.I Difficulty: Medium 52. Indicate type of fraction: 3 4/7 Mixed Difficulty: Easy
Chapter 002 Fractions48 53. Indicate type of fraction: 6/7 Proper Difficulty: Easy 54. Indicate type of fraction: 10/9 Improper Difficulty: Easy 55. Convert to a mixed number 89/6 14 5/6 Difficulty: Medium 56. Convert to an improper fraction 14 1/8 113/8 Difficulty: Medium
Chapter 002 Fractions49 57. A. Find greatest common divisor and B. Convert to lowest terms. For (A) use the step approach or the observation method. 18/66 A. __________________ B. __________________ A. 6; B. 3/11 Difficulty: Hard 58. Convert to higher terms 8/9 = 96/? 108 Difficulty: Easy 59. Add (Reduce to lowest terms) 6/15 + 2/15 8/15 Difficulty: Easy 60. Add (Reduce to lowest terms) 1/7 + 5/14 7/14 = 1/2 Difficulty: Medium
Chapter 002 Fractions50 61. Find LCD by using Prime Numbers (show work) 1/8 + 1/4 + 1/3 + 1/6 24 Difficulty: Medium 62. Subtract (Reduce to lowest terms if necessary) 13 1/7 5 5/21 7 19/21 Difficulty: Hard 63. Multiply (Cancel as needed) 11 3/8 6 6/7 78 Difficulty: Medium