Maddie has 180 coins. Of these coins 1/12 are dimes. About how many dimes does she have?

1 Answer
May 8, 2018

Answer:

#15#

Explanation:

You can interpret the fraction #1/12# as "one part every twelve#. So, if you divide the whole number of coins into twelve parts, then one of these parts will be entirely composed by dimes.

So, you simply need to compute #180/12=15#