posted by Jerald on .
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?
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
Your first answer is right.
What is D in the second question?
5 2/3- 4 7/8
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>
No. Read the problem again.
But when I divide 179 into 4 I get 44.75
You don't divide.
how many miles did Tara run?
Am I suppose to turn 44 3/4 into a decimal?
You can. It's easier working with decimals than with fractions.
Wait I got it thank you
Yes, D is correct.