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A bus on a regular schedule takes 3 1/4 hours to reach its destination. The express bus takes 2 1/2 hours to make the same trip. How much travel time can be saved by taking the express?
A. 5 3/4 hours
B. 1 1/4 hours
C. 3/4 hour
D. 2 hours
User: Ralph spends 15 1/3 hours per month playing tennis. How many hours does he play tennis in a year? (There are twelve months in a year.)
A. 164
B. 184
C. 182 2/3
D. 164 1/3
**Weegy:** The answer is C. 184. 15 1/3hours= 46/3hours per month, so multiplying it by 12 gives 184, the answer. (More)

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Updated 7/5/2013 2:56:51 PM

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A bus on a regular schedule takes 3 1/4 hours to reach its destination. The express bus takes 2 1/2 hours to make the same trip. How much travel time can be saved by taking the express?

3 1/4 - 2 1/2 = 13/4 - 10/4 = 3/4

C. 3/4 hour can be saved.

3 1/4 - 2 1/2 = 13/4 - 10/4 = 3/4

C. 3/4 hour can be saved.

Added 7/5/2013 2:56:55 PM

What is the reciprocal of 6/5?
A. 12/10
B. 1 1/5
C. 1
D. 5/6
User: A family spends 1/10 of its annual income for housing, 1/4 for food and clothing, 1/5 for general expenses, and 2/15 for entertainment. What fractional part of their income is spent on these items altogether?
A. 1/7
B. 11/12
C. 6/41
D. 41/60

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Updated 7/5/2013 2:52:39 PM

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The reciprocal of 6/5 is 5/6.

To get the reciprocal of a fraction, just turn it upside down.

To get the reciprocal of a fraction, just turn it upside down.

Added 7/5/2013 2:50:13 PM

A family spends 1/10 of its annual income for housing, 1/4 for food and clothing, 1/5 for general expenses, and 2/15 for entertainment. The fractional part of their income that is spent on these items altogether is 41/60.

1/10+1/4+1/5+2/15

=6/60+15/60+12/60+8/60

=41/60

1/10+1/4+1/5+2/15

=6/60+15/60+12/60+8/60

=41/60

Added 7/5/2013 2:52:39 PM

Divide 6/13 by 6/12 .
A. 12/13
B. 1/12
C. 13/12
D. 9/16

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Updated 7/5/2013 3:00:03 PM

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6/13 ÷ 6/12

=6/13 * 12/6

=72/78

=12/13

=6/13 * 12/6

=72/78

=12/13

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