A cable repair person has 8.7 meters of wire. Suppose each meter of the wire weighs 2.8 ounces. Find the weight of the wire.
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A cable repair person has 8.7 meters of wire. Suppose each meter of the wire weighs 2.8 ounces. Find the weight of the wire.
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Weight of wire of 8.7 meters is 24.36 ounces
Solution:
Given that cable repair person has 8.7 meters of wire
Each meter of the wire weighs 2.8 ounces
To find: Weight of wire
From given information,
weight of 1 meter of wire = 2.8 ounces
Therefore weight of 8.7 meters of wire is found by multiplying weight of 1 meter of wire by 8.7
weight of 8.7 meter of wire = weight of 1 meter of wire x 8.7
weight of 8.7 meter of wire = 2.8 x 8.7 = 24.36
Therefore weight of wire of 8.7 meters is 24.36 ounces