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If David paints houses at the rate of h houses per day, how many house

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If David paints houses at the rate of h houses per day, how many houses does he paint in d days, in terms of h and d?

A. h/d
B. hd
C. (h + d)/2
D. h - d
E. d/h

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If David paints houses at the rate of h houses per day, how many houses does he paint in d days, in terms of h and d?

A. h/d
B. hd
C. (h + d)/2
D. h - d
E. d/h


Given: David can paint h houses in 1 day
This means David can paint dh houses in d days [If we multiply the number of workdays by d, the OUTPUT is also multiplied by d]

Answer: B

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New post 18 Jan 2019, 00:57
Write out the equation and units. I've put the units in parentheses for clarity

\(\frac{h (houses)}{1 (day)} · d (day) = \frac{h (hours)· d (day)}{1 (day)}\)
Units can cancel

\(\frac{h (houses) d}{1} = hd (houses)\)
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