Posted by **john** on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:36pm.

How long is a rectangular strip of land with a width of 5/4 km and an area of 3/4 square km ?

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**Emma**, Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:46pm
A=LW

3/4=L5/4

Times each side by 4/5

3/4 times 4/5 =?

therefore, L= ?

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**gary**, Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:57pm
I don't understand

3/4 / 5/4 = 3/5

the answer L is 3/5

is it correct

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**Emma**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 12:04am
Yes you are correct.

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**fart**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 3:54pm
You have to do 3/4 divided by 5/4. you do that by flipping 5/4 to its reciprical, 4/5. then, you multiply 3 X 4 = 12 and 4 X 5 = 20. your answer is 12/20. then you reduce it and come up with 3/5

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