# Math

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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
B?

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
D?

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What is D in the second question?

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5 2/3- 4 7/8

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Right.

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Tara's distance relay team won the area competition by running a total of 44 3/4 miles. If Janet ran 15.5 miles and Bri ran 16 miles how many miles did Tara run>
A.44.5
B.28 3/4
C.47.75
D.13 1/4
C?

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A?

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But when I divide 179 into 4 I get 44.75

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You don't divide.

how many miles did Tara run?

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Am I suppose to turn 44 3/4 into a decimal?

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You can. It's easier working with decimals than with fractions.

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D?

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Wait I got it thank you

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Yes, D is correct.