Mathematics

Question

A case of grape fruit weighs 35 3/4 pounds. Of this weight, 1/8 is not ripe. What is the weight of the grapefruit that are ripe ?

1 Answer

  • 35 + 3/4 = 140/4 + 3/4 = 143/4

    7/8 * 143/4 = 1001/32

    1001/32 ≈ 31.28

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    Answer:

    Approximately 31.28 pounds of grapefruits are ripe.