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The quotient of f and −3 is −18 .

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The quotient of f and −4 is −20 .

f −4 = −20 ; f = 80

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The quotient of g and twelve is 8 .

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The quotient of g and nine is 14 .

g 9 = 14 ; g = 126

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Three-fourths of q is 12 .

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Two-fifths of q is 20 .

2 5 q = 20 ; q = 50

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Seven-tenths of p is −63 .

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Four-ninths of p is −28 .

4 9 p = −28 ; p = −63

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m divided by 4 equals negative 6 .

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The quotient of h and 2 is 43 .

h 2 = 43

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Three-fourths of z is the same as 15 .

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The quotient of a and 2 3 is 3 4 .

a 2 3 = 3 4

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The sum of five-sixths and x is 1 2 .

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The sum of three-fourths and x is 1 8 .

3 4 + x = 1 8 ; x = 5 8

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The difference of y and one-fourth is 1 8 .

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The difference of y and one-third is 1 6 .

y 1 3 = 1 6 ; y = 1 6

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Everyday math

Shopping Teresa bought a pair of shoes on sale for $48 . The sale price was 2 3 of the regular price. Find the regular price of the shoes by solving the equation 2 3 p = 48

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Playhouse The table in a child’s playhouse is 3 5 of an adult-size table. The playhouse table is 18 inches high. Find the height of an adult-size table by solving the equation 3 5 h = 18 .

30 inches

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Writing exercises

[link] describes three methods to solve the equation y = 15 . Which method do you prefer? Why?

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Richard thinks the solution to the equation 3 4 x = 24 is 16 . Explain why Richard is wrong.

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Self check

After completing the exercises, use this checklist to evaluate your mastery of the objectives of this section.

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Overall, after looking at the checklist, do you think you are well-prepared for the next Chapter? Why or why not?

Chapter review exercises

Visualize Fractions

In the following exercises, name the fraction of each figure that is shaded.

In the following exercises, name the improper fractions. Then write each improper fraction as a mixed number.

In the following exercises, convert the improper fraction to a mixed number.

In the following exercises, convert the mixed number to an improper fraction.

Find three fractions equivalent to 2 5 . Show your work, using figures or algebra.

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Find three fractions equivalent to 4 3 . Show your work, using figures or algebra.

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In the following exercises, locate the numbers on a number line.

1 4 , 1 4 , 1 1 3 , −1 1 3 , 7 2 , 7 2


A number line is shown. Integers from negative 4 to 4 are labeled. Between negative 4 and negative 3, negative 7 halves is labeled and marked with a red dot. Between negative 2 and negative 1, negative 1 and 1 third is labeled and marked with a red dot. Between negative 1 and 0, negative 1 fourth is labeled and marked with a red dot. Between 0 and 1, 1 fourth is labeled and marked with a red dot. Between 1 and 2, 1 and 1 third is labeled and marked with a red dot. Between 3 and 4, 7 halves is labeled and marked with a red dot.

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In the following exercises, order each pair of numbers, using < or >.

Multiply and Divide Fractions

In the following exercises, simplify.

In the following exercises, multiply.

In the following exercises, find the reciprocal.

Fill in the chart.

Opposite Absolute Value Reciprocal
5 13
3 10
9 4
−12

In the following exercises, divide.

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( 3 x 5 ) ÷ ( 2 y 3 )

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Multiply and Divide Mixed Numbers and Complex Fractions

In the following exercises, perform the indicated operation.

−5 7 12 · 4 4 11

268 11

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In the following exercises, translate the English phrase into an algebraic expression.

the quotient of V and the difference of h and 6

V h 6

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In the following exercises, simplify the complex fraction

In the following exercises, simplify.

8 · 4 5 2 3 · 12

7 36

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8 · 7 + 5 ( 8 10 ) 9 · 3 6 · 4

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Add and Subtract Fractions with Common Denominators

In the following exercises, add.

In the following exercises, subtract.

31 30 7 30

19 15

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11 15 5 15 ( 2 15 )

8 15

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Add and Subtract Fractions with Different Denominators

In the following exercises, find the least common denominator.

In the following exercises, change to equivalent fractions using the given LCD.

3 8 and 5 6 , LCD = 24

9 24 and 20 24

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9 16 and 5 12 , LCD = 48

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1 3 , 3 4 and 4 5 , LCD = 60

20 60 , 15 60 and 48 60

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In the following exercises, perform the indicated operations and simplify.

11 36 11 20

77 90

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y 10 1 3

3 y 10 30

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2 5 + ( 3 n 8 ) ( 2 9 n )

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( 2 3 ) 2 ( 5 8 ) 2

256 225

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( 11 12 + 3 8 ) ÷ ( 5 6 1 10 )

In the following exercises, evaluate.

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y 4 5 when

  1. y = 4 5
  2. y = 1 4

  1. 8 5
  2. 11 20

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6 m n 2 when m = 3 4 and n = 1 3

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Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers

In the following exercises, perform the indicated operation.

9 13 20 4 11 20

5 1 10

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Solve Equations with Fractions

In the following exercises, determine whether the each number is a solution of the given equation.

x 1 2 = 1 6 :

  • x = 1
  • x = 2 3
  • x = 1 3

  1. no
  2. yes
  3. no

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y + 3 5 = 5 9 :

  1. y = 1 2
  2. y = 52 45
  3. y = 2 45

In the following exercises, solve the equation.

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n + 9 11 = 4 11

n = 5 11

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h ( 7 8 ) = 2 5

h = 51 40

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In the following exercises, translate and solve.

The sum of two-thirds and n is 3 5 .

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The difference of q and one-tenth is 1 2 .

q 1 10 = 1 2 ; q = 3 5

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The quotient of p and −4 is −8 .

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Three-eighths of y is 24 .

3 8 y = 24 ; y = 64

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Chapter practice test

Convert the improper fraction to a mixed number.

19 5

Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction.

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Locate the numbers on a number line.

1 2 , 1 2 3 , −2 3 4 , and 9 4

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In the following exercises, simplify.

−36 u ( 4 9 )

16 u

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( −15 5 6 ) ÷ ( −3 1 6 )

5

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3 13 + ( 4 13 )

7 13

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3 4 ÷ x 3

9 4 x

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Evaluate.

x + 1 3 when

  1. x = 2 3
  2. x = 5 6

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In the following exercises, solve the equation.

f + ( 2 3 ) = 5 12

f = 13 12

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2 3 c = 18

c = −27

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Translate and solve: The quotient of p and −4 is −8 . Solve for p .

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Questions & Answers

What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
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Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
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sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
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nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
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absolutely yes
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characteristics of micro business
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for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
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Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
NANO
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
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are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
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Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
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CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
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for screen printed electrodes ?
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What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
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