Determining rates with fractions  7th grade  Khan Academy  Summary and Q&A
TL;DR
Calculate the fraction of a bottle of cleaning solution needed to clean a bathroom.
Key Insights
 🍼 The problem involves calculating the fraction of a bottle of cleaning solution needed.
 ☠️ The approach is to determine the rate of bottles per bathroom by dividing one third by three fifths.
 🛀 The result shows that it takes five ninths of a bottle to clean one bathroom.
 ☠️ Understanding rates is essential in solving mathematical problems involving fractions.
 🤔 The problem encourages critical thinking and problemsolving skills.
 ☠️ The method used can be applied to similar problems involving rates and fractions.
 😫 Properly setting up the equation and understanding the question are crucial in finding the solution.
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Questions & Answers
Q: What is the problem being discussed in the content?
The problem is to determine the fraction of a bottle of cleaning solution needed to clean Calvin's entire bathroom.
Q: How is the problem approached?
The problem is approached by finding the rate of bottles per bathroom, and this is done by dividing one third by three fifths.
Q: What is the result of the calculation?
The result is that it takes five ninths of a bottle of cleaning solution to clean one bathroom.
Q: Why is it important to determine the rate of bottles per bathroom?
Finding the rate of bottles per bathroom allows for accurately calculating the fraction of a bottle needed to clean a certain number of bathrooms.
Summary & Key Takeaways

The problem asks how much of a bottle of cleaning solution Calvin will use to clean his entire bathroom.

To solve the problem, the number of bottles per bathroom needs to be determined.

By dividing one third by three fifths, it is found that it takes five ninths of a bottle per bathroom.