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Part 1

Answer the following questions:

Define the following and give examples:




Add and simplify:  6/13 + 2/13

What is a complex fraction? Give an example and simplify.

Identify two properties of equality and give an example of each.

Write each decimal as a fraction or mixed number:




How do you write fractions as decimals? Give an example.

The ratio of the weight of an object on earth to the weight of the same object on Jupiter is 2 to 5. If an elephant weighs 4100 pounds on earth, find the elephant’s weight on Jupiter.

What number is 15% of 205?

If the sales tax is 8.5%, what are the sales tax and total price of a purchase of $6.30?

Assignment Expectations

Length: 500+ words; answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner.

Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA style. These do not count towards the minimum word count for this assignment.

References: Use the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. Include at least three (3) scholarly sources to support your claims.