Mathematics
Grade6
Easy

Question

The quotient 540 divided by fraction numerator 9 over denominator 2 end fraction tells how far a snail may move in one hour. Find that distance. (In feet)

  1. 100 feet    
  2. 120 feet    
  3. 140 feet    
  4. 160 feet    

Hint:

We can multiply the reciprocal of the denominator with the numerator to find the value of the given problem.

The correct answer is: 120 feet


    To find quotient of 540 divided by fraction numerator 9 over denominator 2 end fraction  we can multiply the reciprocal of the denominator with the numerator to find the value of the given problem.
    equals 540 cross times fraction numerator 2 over denominator 9 end fraction (Reciprocal of fraction numerator 9 over denominator 2 end fraction is fraction numerator 2 over denominator 9 end fraction)
    equals 60 cross times 2 equals 120 feet
    Therefore, The snail travelled 120 feet.

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