## Timothy is filling fish bowls with pebbles at his fish store. He wants to have $\frac{1}{6}$ of a pound of pebbles in each fish bowl. There

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Timothy is filling fish bowls with pebbles at his fish store. He wants to have $\frac{1}{6}$ of a pound of pebbles in each fish bowl. There is a total of $2\frac{1}{3}$ pounds of pebbles that Timothy can use. What is the greatest number of fish bowls that Timothy can fill?

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3 years 2021-07-27T22:37:30+00:00 1 Answers 27 views 0

## Answers ( )

1. Answer:

14

Step-by-step explanation:

Given that:

Each fish bowl to have pebbles of weight equivalent to =

Total pounds of pebbles that Timothy can use =

To find:

The greatest value of Total number of fish bowls that Timothy can fill ?

Solution:

First of all, we need to convert mixed fraction into a fractional number and then we also need to see division of two fractions.

Formula:

Now, the given mixed fraction can be converted to fractional number as:

Now, To find the total number of fish bowls that can be filled, we need to divide the total number of pounds with number of pounds of pebbles in each fish bowl.

So, the answer is:

14 number of fish bowls can be filled.