Step: 1

3 feet = 1 yard

[Write yard in terms of feet.]

Step: 2

[Convert feet to yard, so divide 35 3 4 by 3.]

Step: 3

= 35 3 4 × 1 3

[Multiply by 1 3 , the reciprocal of 3.]

Step: 4

= 143 4 × 1 3

[Convert mixed number into improper fraction.]

Step: 5

= 1 4 3 × 1 4 × 3 = 143 12

[Multiply numerators and denominators separately.]

Step: 6

= 11 11 12 yards

[Write the improper fraction as a mixed number.]

Step: 7

Correct Answer is : 11 11 12

Step: 1

1 pint = 2 cups

[Write pint in terms of cups.]

Step: 2

8 cups = 8 2 = 4 pints.

[Convert cups to pints, so divide 8 by 2.]

Step: 3

He makes 4 pints of punch daily.

Step: 4

The quantity of punch he will make in 5 days = 4 × 5 = 20 pints.

Correct Answer is : 20 pints

Step: 1

1 gallon = 4 quarts

[Write gallon in terms of quarts.]

Step: 2

2 gallons = 2 × 4 = 8 quarts

[Convert gallons to quarts; Multiply 2 by 4.]

Step: 3

1 quart = 2 pints

[Write quart in terms of pints.]

Step: 4

8 quarts = 8 × 2 = 16 pints

[Convert quarts to pints; Multiply 8 by 2.]

Step: 5

16 pints make 2 gallons.

Correct Answer is : 16

Step: 1

1 pound = 16 ounces

[Write pound in terms of ounces.]

Step: 2

3 pounds = 3 × 16 = 48 ounces

[Convert pounds to ounces; Multiply 3 by 16.]

Step: 3

Ed bought 48 ounces of butter.

Correct Answer is : 48

Step: 1

16 ounces = 1 pound

[Write pound in terms of ounces.]

Step: 2

64 ounces = 64 16 = 4 pounds

[Convert ounces to pounds; Divide 64 by 16.]

Step: 3

Brian bought 4 pounds of potatoes.

Correct Answer is : 4

Step: 1

2000 pounds = 1 ton

[Write ton in terms of pounds.]

Step: 2

500 pounds = 500 2000 ton

[Convert pounds to tons; Divide 500 by 2000.]

Step: 3

= 1 4 ton

[Divide numerator and denominator by the GCF.]

Step: 4

Charles caught 1 4 tons of shrimp.

Correct Answer is : 1 4

Step: 1

16 oz = 1 pint

[Convert oz to pints.]

Step: 2

1 oz = 1 16 pints

[Divide each side by 16.]

Step: 3

96 oz = (96 × 1) oz = (96) × ( 1 16 ) pints

[Substitute 1 oz = 1 16 pints.]

Step: 4

= 6 pints

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

So, 96 oz equals 6 pints.

Correct Answer is : 6 pints

Step: 1

12 in. = 1 ft

[Convert in. to ft.]

Step: 2

1 in. = 1 12 ft

[Divide each side by 12.]

Step: 3

48 in. = (48 × 1) in. = (48 × 1 12 ) ft

[Substitute 1 in. = 1 12 ft.]

Step: 4

= 4 ft

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

So, 48 in. = 4 ft.

Correct Answer is : 4 ft

Step: 1

16 oz = 1 lb

[Convert oz to lb.]

Step: 2

1 oz = 1 16 lb

[Divide each side by 16.]

Step: 3

96 oz = (96 × 1) oz = (96 × 1 16 ) lb

[Substitute 1 oz = 1 16 lb.]

Step: 4

= 6 lb

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

The equivalent weight of the bag is 6 lb.

Correct Answer is : 6 lb

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