Guys I really am not thinking on how can I solve this question of the SAT Question of the day. Can someone guide me , my guess is to set this up as a ratio but I can't figure it out. Problem:
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set up a ratio ... $\displaystyle \frac{3 \, acres}{7 \, gal} = \frac{x \, acres}{16 \, gal}$ solve for x
Originally Posted by skeeter set up a ratio ... $\displaystyle \frac{3 \, acres}{7 \, gal} = \frac{x \, acres}{16 \, gal}$ solve for x $\displaystyle x=&\frac{48}{7}$
Originally Posted by vaironxxrd $\displaystyle x=&\frac{48}{7}$ Correct.
Originally Posted by e^(i*pi) Correct. Then why is it telling me that $\displaystyle \frac{48}{7}$ Is the same as $\displaystyle 6\frac{6}{7}$ they give different results
Originally Posted by vaironxxrd Then why is it telling me that $\displaystyle \frac{48}{7}$ Is the same as $\displaystyle 6\frac{6}{7}$ they give different results Mixed fractions should be banished in my opinion $\displaystyle \dfrac{48}{7} = \dfrac{42+6}{7} = \dfrac{42}{7} + \dfrac{6}{7} = 6 + \dfrac{6}{7} = 6\dfrac{6}{7}$
Originally Posted by e^(i*pi) Mixed fractions should be banished in my opinion $\displaystyle \dfrac{48}{7} = \dfrac{42+6}{7} = \dfrac{42}{7} + \dfrac{6}{7} = 6 + \dfrac{6}{7} = 6\dfrac{6}{7}$ Oh I dint remembered that process sorry for that problem
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