by Seattle123
(Seattle, WA, U.S.A.)
On June 21st, there were 9/10 of a billion stars visible to the naked eye.
On December 21st, there were 4/5 of a billion stars out visible to the naked eye.
How many times more stars were there visible on June 21st than December 21st?
SOLUTION:
1): Set it up. 9/10 divided by 4/5=?
2): Find the reciprocal of the divisor.
9/10 × 5/4=?
3): Simplify. 9/10 × 5/4= 9/2 × 1/4
4): Solve. 9/2 × 1/4=9/8
5): Simplify again. 9/8= 1 1/8
OUR ANSWER IS 1 1/8!!!
Mar 13, 19 11:50 AM
Learn how to derive the equation of an ellipse when the center of the ellipse is at the origin.
Basic math formulas
Algebra word problems
New math lessons
Your email is safe with us. We will only use it to inform you about new math lessons.
Recommended
Scientific Notation Quiz
Graphing Slope Quiz
Adding and Subtracting Matrices Quiz
Factoring Trinomials Quiz
Solving Absolute Value Equations Quiz
Order of Operations Quiz
Types of angles quiz
Mar 13, 19 11:50 AM
Learn how to derive the equation of an ellipse when the center of the ellipse is at the origin.