**Weegy:** The total amount of material she needs is 4 3/8 yards. 2 5/8 + 1 3/4 = 21/8 + 7/4 = 21/8 + 14/8 = 35/8 = 4 3/8

**User:** 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?

**Weegy:** A bus on a regular schedule takes 3 1/4 hours to reach his destination. The express bus takes 2 1/2 hours to make the same trip. [ 3 1/4 - 2 1/2 = 13/4 - 5/2 = 13/4 - 10/4 = 3/4.
Therefore the amount of time that can be saved by taking the express is 3/4 hour. ]

**User:** Ralph spends 15 1/3 hours per month playing tennis. How many hours does he play tennis in a year?

**Weegy:** Ralph spends 15 1/3 hours per month playing tennis. In a year he plays tennis for 184 hours. 15 1/3 = 46/3 *12 = 184 hrs.

**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 together?

**Weegy:** 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. [ 41/60 is spent on these items all together.
Solution:
(1/10)+(1/4)+(1/5)+(2/15)
lcd = 2^2*3*5 = 60
Convert each fraction:
(6/lcd) + (15/lcd) + (12/lcd) + (8/lcd)
(6 + 15 + 12 + 8) / lcd
= 41/60 ]

**User:** What is the fraction 18/24 reduced to in its lowest terms?

**Weegy:** The fraction 18/24 reduced to its lowest terms is 3/4.

**User:** 7/8 = /48

**Weegy:** 7/8 = n/48
8n = 48 * 7;
8n = 336;
n = 336/8;
n = 42;
7/8 = 42/48

**User:** A chef prepared five chocolate tortes for a dinner party. The guests consumed 2 5/16 tortes. How many tortes are left?

**Weegy:** A chef prepared five chocolate tortes for a dinner party. The guests consumed 2 5/16 tortes. 2 11/16 tortes are left.

**User:** Write 10 5/12 as an equivalent improper fraction.

**Weegy:** 10 5/12 in improper fraction form is 125/12.

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