Chapter 5.1, Problem 16E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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### 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

Amountâ€‰ofÂ materialnumberÂ ofÂ dresses

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