Mathematics
Gavrielaerazo27
2016-05-01 20:57:12
A farmer is going to plant carrots on 4 3/10 acres, corn on 4 7/30 acres and peppers on 2 7/15 acres. If each acre requires 25 bags of fertilizer, how many bags of fertilizer does the farmer need to plant all the acres?
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monkeygirl0499
2016-05-02 03:52:26

To convert mixed fractions to improper fractions: a b/c=(ac+b)/c so we have: 43/10+127/30+37/15 now making all terms have a common denominator of 30 (43/10)(3/3)+(127/30)(1/1)+(37/15)(2/2) 129/30+127/30+74/30 (129+127+74)/30 330/30 11 acres Now 11a(25b/a)=275 bags of fertilizer.

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