Seventh gradeG.16 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems KRZStandEvery day, the Monroe Pet Store uses 2 bags of dog food to feed the dogs. For how manydays will 1/3 of a bag of dog food last?

Accepted Solution

Answer: 1/3 of a bag of dog food last will last for [tex]\frac{1}{6}[/tex]Step-by-step explanation:Given:Number of  dog bag food used per day by Monroe Pet Store to feed the dog= 2To find:Number of days  1/3 of a bag of dog food last=?Solution:Let the number days for which the [tex]\frac{1}{3}[/tex] of bag of food lasts be xFor one day= 2 bagsfor x days = [tex]\frac{1}{3}[/tex]By cross multiplication method[tex]2x=\frac{1}{3}[/tex][tex]x=\frac{\frac{1}{3}}{2}[/tex][tex]x=\frac{1}{3}\times\frac{1}{2}[/tex][tex]x=\frac{1}{6}[/tex]