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A wheat farmer has a storage bin with a capacity of 6826 and one fourth6826 1 4 cubic feet. ​(a) If a bushel of wheat is 1 and one fourth1 1 4 cubic​ feet, how many bushels can the storage bin​ hold? ​(b) If a farmer wants to make a new storage bin 1 and three fourths1 3 4 times​ larger, how many cubic feet will it​ hold? ​(c) How many bushels will the new bin​ hold?

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6826.25/1.25 = 5461 bushels can be held

 

1 + 3/4 times larger  = 1.75  .....so......

 

6826.25 (1.75) =  11945 +  15/16  cubic feet 

 

6826.25 (1.75) / 1.25  = 9556.75 bushels can be held with the increase in volume

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Oct 1, 2017

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