Posted by Kaitlyn on Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 4:22pm.
Station QBE played 40 minutes of uninterrupted music. Of the songs played, 2/3 were performed by female vocalists and 3/5 of these were ballads. What fraction of the uninterrupted music was ballads by female vocalists?

Math  Dr. Math, Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 4:26pm
So you want to find 3/5 of 2/3 of 40.
Answer is 16 
Math  Kaitlyn, Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 4:27pm
thnx

Math  Kaitlyn, Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 4:28pm
how did u get the answer?

Math  Ms. Sue, Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 4:27pm
Multiply:
2/3 * 3/5 = ? 
Math  Ms. Sue, Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 4:32pm
2/3 * 3/5 = 6/15 = 2/5
2/5 * 40 = 16