The average weight of a basketball is 21 1/8 ounces. The average weight of a baseball is 5 2/8 ounces. How many more ounces does the basketb

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The average weight of a basketball is 21 1/8 ounces. The average weight of a baseball is 5 2/8 ounces. How many more ounces does the basketball weigh?

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Julia 1 week 2021-11-18T09:47:22+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-11-18T09:48:26+00:00

    Answer:

    15\frac{7}{8} \ ounces

    Step-by-step explanation:

    The questions tests for subtraction of fractions.

    Start by converting the two fractions into improper numbers:

    21\frac{1}{8}=\frac{169}{8}\\5\frac{2}{8}=\frac{42}{8}

    Subtract the baseball weight from the basketball weight to obtain the additional weight in the latter.

    More weight=>

    \frac{169}{8}-\frac{42}{8}\\=\frac{127}{8}\\=15\frac{7}{8}

  1. Emma
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    2021-11-18T09:48:57+00:00

    Answer:

    15\frac{7}{8}\ ounces

    Step-by-step explanation:

    step 1

    Convert mixed number to an improper fraction

    21\frac{1}{8}\ ounces=21+\frac{1}{8}=\frac{169}{8}\ ounces

    5\frac{2}{8}\ ounces=5+\frac{2}{8}=\frac{42}{8}\ ounces

    step 2

    To find out how many more ounces does the basketball weigh, subtract the weight of a baseball from the weight f a basketball

    so

    \frac{169}{8}\ ounces-\frac{42}{8}\ ounces=\frac{127}{8}\ ounces

    Convert to mixed number

    \frac{127}{8}\ ounces=\frac{120}{8}+\frac{7}{8}=15\frac{7}{8}\ ounces

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