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A farmer owns a total of 

8

 acres of land. The land is separated into 

3 3/5

 equally sized sections. How many acres are in each section?

Write your answer as a mixed number in simplest form.

Guest Oct 5, 2018
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Acres in each section =

 

8 / [3 3/5]  =

 

8 / [ 18 /5]  =

 

[ 8 /1] / [ 18/5]  =

 

8/1  *   5 /18  =

 

40 / 18  =

 

20/ 9   =  2 + 2/9  acres  in each section

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Oct 5, 2018
edited by CPhill  Oct 5, 2018

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