word problems with Fractions

Algebra
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The top walking deck of a ship is 145 1/5 feet long. This is only 3/20 of the length of the ship. How long is the ship? 

Sep 3rd, 2015

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1451/5ft = 3/20 of the total length

1/5 = 0.2     so

145.02 * 20/3 = full length = 968 ft

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