Maeddah's and Hanbit's Multiplying Fractions

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Question 8
A sailboat is sailing at 8 1/2 km/h. If the weather conditions and the current do not change, how far will the sailboat travel in 1 1/3 h? Show your thinking.
The sailboat will travel 11 2/6 km/h far.

Question 9
The distance to Grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to Uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1/2 hours awy, how long will it take to get to Grandma's house if you travel at the same speed?
It will take 2 4/5 hours if you travel at the same speed.

Question 10
It takes 3/4 of a tank of gas to get to work and back each day. How much gas is used over 5 days?
3 tanks of gas is used over 5 days.

Question 11
Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as Robin. When Robin celebrates his 8th birthday, how old will Owen be?
Owen will be 18 years old when Robin celebrates his 8th birthday.
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