Hi everyone, it's been a very long time since i have done any maths. Could someone please show me how to work out this problem. If an event occurs 6 times in 18 months, what is the average weekly occurance? Thanks. Blue
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Originally Posted by Bluemoon Hi everyone, it's been a very long time since i have done any maths. Could someone please show me how to work out this problem. If an event occurs 6 times in 18 months, what is the average weekly occurance? Thanks. Blue 18 months = 1.5 years= 78 weeks So 6 times in 78 weeks = 6/78 times in 1 week That is 1/13 times per week
thanks but I want to learn how to work it out
Biff I'm good upto 6/78 then not sure how to get to 1/13
Originally Posted by Bluemoon Biff I'm good upto 6/78 then not sure how to get to 1/13 13 x 6 = 78, so you can cancel the factors of 6 in the numerator and the denominator.
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