# Marvin has 4 books to read for homework this week. If he reads 2/3 of a book each night, how many nights will it take him to read all four books?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

Since it takes Marvin one night to

Book:Night

therefore, it would take 6 nights for Marvin to finish 4 books

If he reads

So, according to this table, if he reads

We could also have solved this using an equation:

6 nights

#### Explanation:

Using ratio but in fraction format (this is not a fraction!!!!!)

Let the unknown time measured in nights be

There is a mathematical way of doing this but I am just going to say: turn EVERYTHING up the other way giving:

Multiply both sides by 4