# QA piece of land measures 3 3/4 acres and is for sale at \$60,000

A piece of land measures 3 3/4 acres and is for sale at \$60,000. What is the price per acre?

How do I set this up?
3*4+1=15/4
15/4 divided by 60,000/1????

This question still have no answer summary yet. 3 3/4 divided by 60,000
3 3/4 * 1/60,000 because you change to the reciprocal
change 3 3/4 to 15/4
SO 15/4 * 1/60,000
I THINK THAT IS CORRECT I'd first turn the 3 3/4 acres into a decimal since this can be done easily. Then, divide the total amount by the number of acres.
60,000 divided by 3.75 should give you the price per acre.
Good luck! #3Anna - MarieAnswered at 2013-01-24 08:04:00
okay now I see what I was doing wrong. I was multiplying 1/60,000 by 15/4 instead og 60,000/1 Okay, we can do it by leaving your 3 3/4 in fraction form. It is still a division problem, so you will have to use the reciprocal of the 3 3/4.
60,000 divided by 3 3/4...you must turn the 3 3/4 into an improper fraction..15/4. Now you have 60,000 divided by 15/4
In order to divide a fraction, you must invert or use the reciprocal of the "divided by" and change it to multiplication. So we have
60.000/1 x 4/15 = 240.000/15
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