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The habitat of the Silky shark is worldwide oceanic as well as coastal waters. Its name comes from its

unusually smooth skin. The photo length of this specimen is 1/72 the length of the life‐size fish. Write all fractions and mixed numbers in lowest terms.

a. The photo length of this fish is 1 3/4 inches. What is the length in feet of the life‐size fish?

b. The photo distance between the tips of its tail fins is 3/8 inch. What is this distance in feet for the distance between the tips of its tail fins?

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