# Decomposing Fractions - Page 5

Questions

- Aaron buys a tie and a belt. The prices of the tie and belt are in the ratio 2 : 5. If both items cost $539, (a) what is the price of the tie? (b) what is the price of the belt?
- The average age of the adults that participate at Yosief Birthday is 29 years. Knowing that the average age of the male and female guests was 34, 23 years respectively, find the ratio of male to female guests at the party?
- How do you divide #74.152 -: 52#?
- How do you subtract #(\frac { 4} { 3} ) - ( - \frac { 3} { 2} )#?
- How do yo simplify #5\cdot [ 60\div 5- 4] ^ { 2}#?
- How do you evaluate #\frac { 7} { 8} + 4\frac { 1} { 2}#?
- How do you simplify #\frac { - 63} { 147}#?
- Elizabeth has a piece of ribbon that is 4.5 meters long. She wants to cut it into pieces that are 0.25 meter long. How many pieces of ribbon will she have?
- Yosief buys 10 apples for $1. At what price should he sell a dozen apples if he wishes to make a profit of 25%?
- What is marginal utility? If marginal utility of product A priced at #$25# is #50# and that of product B priced at #$5# is #20#, which product maximizes utility for consumer?
- Elise has #3/4# of a dollar. She buys a stamp that costs 44 cents. How do you change both numbers into decimals, and find how much money Elise has after paying for the stamp?
- What fraction does each person get if 8 friends share 5 apples equally? Choose the correct numbers to complete the fraction.
- How do you evaluate #-9/17 - 1/2#?
- How do you simplify #\frac { 45( 4+ 32) } { 10}#?
- How do you simplify #(8- 4) ^ { 2} + 8\div 4#?
- What is 10/12-8/12 in simplest form?
- How do you solve #3\times 8\div 6=#?
- Estella mowed lawns over the summer to make extra money. She earned $147.00 and charged $10.50 for each lawn. How many lawns did she mow?
- What is #-4/3 - (-3/2)#?
- What is #4.15 * 1.8#?