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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?

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15/4 divided by 60,000/1????

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#1imurheroAnswered at 2013-01-20 18:56:54
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
#2KarinaAnswered at 2013-01-23 05:40:30
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

my final answer is $16,000
#4JudyAnswered at 2013-01-27 13:57:39
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
Now, divide the numerator by the denominator and you will have your answer.
#5yancyAnswered at 2013-02-01 04:45:41
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#6sklfjsAnswered at 2013-02-05 02:37:09
I can not use decimals yet I need to work this out in fraction form and that is why I am stuck.
#7tiarraAnswered at 2013-02-16 12:46:08
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#8JeremAnswered at 2013-02-16 18:26:27
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