Posted by BOOKER on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 11:32am.
A SERVING TRAY MADE OF BRASS WEIGHS 21 OUNCES. THIS BRASS IS AN ALLOY OF 70 PERCENT COPPER AND 30 PERCENT TIN. WHAT IS THE WEIGHT IN COPPER?
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70% OF 21 OZ= 30Z

math  Ms. Sue, Monday, October 29, 2012 at 11:34am
No.
Multiply: 0.7 * 21 = ?

math  bobpursley, Monday, October 29, 2012 at 11:34am
You have it set up correctly, but think on your calculations: How can seventy percent of 21 ounces be MORE than 21 ounces?
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