# Multiplication with Non-Unit Fractions

Rebecca has 21 math questions to solve. She has solved two sevenths of them. How many problems has she solved?

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 Mar 29, 2012 Multiplication with Non-Unit Fractions by: Staff Answer: She has solved two sevenths of them Problems Solved = “two sevenths of them” Replace the words “two sevenths” with the fraction “2/7” Problems Solved = “2/7 of them” Replace the word “them” with the number “21” Problems Solved = “2/7 of 21” Replace the word “of” with a multiplication sign. Problems Solved = (2/7) * 21 Compute the final answer by multiplying the numbers Problems Solved = (2/7) * 21 Problems Solved = (2) * (21/7) Problems Solved = (2) * (3) Problems Solved = 6 >>> The final answer is: 6 problems Thanks for writing. Staff www.solving-math-problems.com

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