# The statement “A painter paints a wall in x hours, so the fraction of the wall that she paints in 1 hour is ______.

### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 1.6, Problem 5E
To determine

## To fill: The statement “A painter paints a wall in x hours, so the fraction of the wall that she paints in 1 hour is ______.

Expert Solution

A painter paints a wall in x hours, so the fraction of the wall that she paints in 1 hour is 1x.

### Explanation of Solution

Total number of hours taken by the painter to paint the wall is x hours.

The fraction of the wall that the painter paints in 1 hour is,

Fraction=1hourTotalhours=1x

A painter paints a wall in x hours, so the fraction of the wall that she paints in 1 hour is 1x.

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