Mathematics
Grade-7
Easy

Question

Edward bought 3 pencils of equal price of $4.20. The price of each pencil is __________.

  1. negative 7 over 5
  2. 5 over 7
  3. negative 5 over 7
  4. 7 over 5

Hint:

To find the price of 1 pencil we will divide the price of 3 pencils by 3.

The correct answer is: 7 over 5


    STEP  BY STEP SOLUTION
    Price of 3 pencils = $4.20
    Price of 1 pencil = fraction numerator P r i c e space o f space 3 space p e n c i l s space over denominator 3 space p e n c i l s end fraction
    4.20 space divided by space 3
fraction numerator 420 over denominator space 100 end fraction space divided by space 3 over 1 space equals space 420 over 100 space cross times space 1 third space equals space 420 over 300 space equals space 7 over 5

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