Word problems with Fractions

Algebra
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A new custodian cleaned 3/5 of a class room in eight minutes. This was only 4/9 of what an experienced custodian could do. what part of a room could an experienced custodian clean in eight minutes?

Sep 3rd, 2015

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4/9 is represented by 3/5

9/9 = ?

=1/(4/9) * 3/5

=9/4*3/5

=27/20

=1 and 7/20

an experience custodian can clean 1 and 7/20 classrooms in 8 minutes


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