MATH SOLVE

3 months ago

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# Hannah lines up 6 plastic letters on a sign to spell her name. Each letter takesup 5/8 inch of space on the sign.The total amount of space taken up on the sign by the letters in Hannah'sname is between which two whole numbers?

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Answer:The amount of space taken up on the sign by the letters in Hanna's name is between 3 and 4Explanation:Hannah's name has 6 letters We are given that each letter occupies [tex]\frac{5}{8}[/tex] inch of space on the signTherefore:Total space occupied by the six letters = spec occupied by 1 letter Γ 6Total space occupied by the six letters = [tex]\frac{5}{8} * 6 = \frac{15}{4}[/tex] inNow, [tex]\frac{15}{4}[/tex] written as decimal is 3.753.75 is more than 3 and less than 4It lies between the two whole numbers 3 and 4This means that:The amount of space taken up on the sign by the letters in Hanna's name is between 3 and 4Hope this helps :)