Posted by **DrBob222** on Thursday, November 9, 2006 at 4:40pm.

17.5 lbs x 20 min/lb = ??min

Notice how the unit we don't want (lbs) cancel leving the unit we want (time in min).

A turkey is to be cooked 20 minutes for every pound of weight. How long should the turkey be cooked if it weighs 17.5 pounds?

For every puiend the turkey must be cooked for 20 minutes. How many pounds are there? 17.5. How many minutes per pound? Which operation do you think would best answer this question?

350

350 WHAT? seconds? minutes? hours? light years? A number with no units doesn't mean anything.

350minutes

good. Always include units. Some profs count off if there are no units.

thanks

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math - 289 min = 4 hr and 49 min 213 min = 3 hr and 33 min 345 min = 5 hr and 45...
- math - 3 h 20 min 4 h 25 min + 5 h 35 min=13 hrs 20 min 9 lb 15 oz - 5 lb 8 oz=...
- math - 3 h 20 min 4 h 25 min + 5 h 35 min=13 hrs 20 min 9 lb 15 oz - 5 lb 8 oz=4...
- Math 1 question plz help asap - Write an equivalent time using only the smallest...
- chemistry - A particular radioactive substance has a half-life of 4 minutes. How...
- simplex Method - A company manufactures two products, A and B, on two machines, ...
- Chemistry - IF 80mg of a radioactive element decays to 10mg in 30 minutes, the ...
- math - amos is using a computer program to graph the function N(p)=-73p-2818. He...
- MATH!! - TO be on the 1-km race team, Celia must have a mean time less than 5 ...
- finite - 0/20 points | Previous Answers TanFin11 4.1.034. Ask Your Teacher My ...

More Related Questions