February 22, 2017

Homework Help: Math

Posted by Jerald on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 12:02pm.

At the regional swim meet the swimmer with the fastest time finished in 2 5/6 minutes. The last place finisher has a time of 4 2/3 minutes. What was the difference in minutes between the first and last place?
A.2 1/6
B.1 5/6
C.2 1/5
D.1 1/6

Farmer Brown has a farm of 75 acres. He planted 5 2/3 acres in corn and 4 7/8 acres in wheat. He used the rest as grazing land. Which expression can be used to find how much more land was planted corn than in wheat?
A.75-(5 2/3+4 7/8)
B.5 2/3+4 7/8
C.75+ 5 2/3+ 4 7/8

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