math

posted by .

The area of each of the four states shown of the united states is given as fractions, decimals or percents of the total area of the united states. Arrange the states in order from the largest area to the smallest area.

California-4.25%
Montana-1/30
New Mexico-0.072
Texas-9/125

  • math -

    1/30 = 0.0333= 3.33%
    0.072 = 7.2%
    9/125 = 7.2%

  • math -

    You should convert all of them to the same unit. I chose to use pecentages.

    California is already written as a percent 4.25%

    Montana: 1. Convert to a decimal by dividing 1 by
    30 .0333. . .

    2. Convert the decimal to a percent by
    moving the decimal two places to the
    right 3.3%

    New Mexico: Move the decimal two places to the
    right 7.2%

    Texas: 1. Convert to a decimal by dividing 9 by
    125. 0.072
    2. Convert the decimal to a percent
    7.2%

    Percentages from greatest to least:
    7.2% , 7.2% , 4.25%, 3.3%

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. geography

    which has about the same area as germanY. A.Alabama,georgia,and southcarolina. B.Flordia,andGeorgia. C.the southeastern United States D.the United States
  2. college

    Do some research into why the United States has been so slow to adopt metric measurements. What problems does this cause for the United States?
  3. Chemistry

    If 2579 kJ of energy reaches a square meter (m2) of the United States in one hour, how much total solar energy reaches the entire United States per hour?
  4. Math

    In 1800, the area of the United States was 891,364 square miles. After the Louisiana Purchase in1803,the area increased by about 93%. What was the area of the United States after the Louisiana Purchase?
  5. United states history

    What similarities do you see between the United States today and the United States of the past?
  6. History

    Henry Clay: What did they say about their hopes for the future of the United States?
  7. Physics

    Consider a cloudless day when the sun shines down across the United States. If 2375 kJ of energy reaches a square meter (m2) of the United States in one hour, how much total solar energy reaches the entire United States per hour?
  8. Social Studies

    What did Frederick Douglass, and Andrew Jackson say about their hopes for the future of the United States?
  9. United States History

    How is this map different from a typical map of the United States?
  10. History

    "Americans had decided how to rule their new territories. When the war with Spain began, the United States pledged to "leave the government and control of cuba to its people." In what way did the United States fail to keep the promise …

More Similar Questions