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    Can someone please help me with this math problem?



    i learned it in 7th grade
    but it went in 1 ear and right out the other.
    help please?
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    Quote Originally Posted by L0VE™ View Post


    i learned it in 7th grade
    but it went in 1 ear and right out the other.
    help please?
    \frac{b}{60} = \frac{5}{8}

    You want to get rid of the fraction. Multiply both sides by 60:
    \frac{b}{60} \cdot 60 = \frac{5}{8} \cdot 60

    b = \frac{5 \cdot 60}{8} = \frac{300}{8} = \frac{4 \cdot 75}{4 \cdot 2} = \frac{75}{2}

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