   Chapter 5.1, Problem 16E Elementary Geometry For College St...

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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

Fran has been hired to sew the dance troupe’s dresses for the school musical. If 13 1 3 yd of material is needed for the four dresses, find the rate that describes the amount of material needed for each dress.

To determine

To find:

The amount of material needed for each dress.

Explanation

A rate is a quotient that compares two quantities that are incommensurable.

Calculation:

It is given that the 1313 yd of material is needed for the four dresses.

Therefore, the rate that describes the amount of material needed for each dress is given by

Amountof materialnumber of dresses

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