In the following practice questions, you have to solve word problems where you find the product of three fractions, and then divide two negative mixed fractions.
- In an organization, 2/9 of the members are from Texas. Three-sevenths of those members are women. Of those women, 5/8 ride a bus to work. What portion of the members of the organization are women from Texas who ride a bus to work?
- What is the value of
Answers and explanations
- The correct answer is Choice (E).
The portion of the members of the organization who are women from Texas who ride a bus to work is
- The correct answer is
Convert both mixed numbers to improper fractions. Divide the first improper fraction by the second.