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# Maths Practice Problems

(a) Divide 210.8 / 34
(b) Write 0.26 as a common fraction or mixed number
(c) Find the unit price for the item: \$6.24 for a dozen pears.
(d) Automobiles and small trucks account for 84% of the travel to and from work in the United States. ...
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(a) Divide 210.8  34

(b) Divide by moving the decimal point 59.3  103
(a) 210.8/34 = 6.2
(b) 59.3/10^3 = 59.3/1000 = 593/10000 = 0.0593
(a) Find the decimal equivalent of
(b) Write 0.26 as a common fraction or mixed number
(a) 6 3/5 = 6 + 3/5 = 6 + 0.6 = 6.6
(b) 0.26 = 26/100 = 13/50
A restaurant has 7 booths and 16 tables. Write the ratio of booths to tables as a fraction.

The ratio is 7: 16 = 7/16
A caterer made 150 sandwiches for 120 people. How many sandwiches are there for each person?
Number of sandwiches per person = 150/120 = 1.25
Of 50 houses in a development, 41 are sold. What percentage of houses are sold?
% of houses sold = 41 * 100/50 = 82
Find the unit price for the item: \$6.24 for a dozen pears.
Unit price = 6.24/12 ...

#### Solution Summary

The common fraction or mixed numbers are written. The unit price for the items are determined.

\$2.19