each cat will eat 3/4 of a tin of food every day paul is going to be away for 7 days what is the least number of tins needed to feed 2 cats
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Originally Posted by starslacker each cat will eat 3/4 of a tin of food every day paul is going to be away for 7 days what is the least number of tins needed to feed 2 cats one cat eats tins of food per day so two cats will eat tins of food per day so for 7 days, the cats will eat tins of food so need need to have at least 11 tins of food
Originally Posted by starslacker each cat will eat 3/4 of a tin of food every day paul is going to be away for 7 days what is the least number of tins needed to feed 2 cats only one cat can have 7*3/4=51/4 in 7 days such that 2 cat can have 2*51/4=101/4tins in seven days
Originally Posted by asurekha1970 only one cat can have 7*3/4=51/4 in 7 days such that 2 cat can have 2*51/4=101/4tins in seven days No, because and not
Originally Posted by starslacker each cat will eat 3/4 of a tin of food every day paul is going to be away for 7 days what is the least number of tins needed to feed 2 cats 1 cat eats 3/4th of a tin per day ==> 1 cat eats 0.75 tins per day ==> 2 cats eat 0.75 * 2 = 1.5 tins per day Mahurshi Akilla ==> For 7 days, 1.5 tins/day * 7 days = 1.5 * 7 tins = 10.5 tins = 10 1/2 tins
Originally Posted by janvdl No, because and not This is why I hate the notation for . The notation ought to be retired. -Dan
Originally Posted by topsquark This is why I hate the notation for . The notation ought to be retired. -Dan completely agree with you. but it was ot notation that messed asurekha1970 up here, he simply made an error
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