David worked 7frac{1}{3} hours today and planted I I trees. It takes him about the same amount of time to plant each tree. How long did it take him to plant each tree? It took him ___________. hour to plant each tree.

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asked 2020-12-29
David worked \(7\frac{1}{3}\) hours today and planted I I trees. It takes him about the same amount of time to plant each tree. How long did it take him to plant each tree? It took him ___________. hour to plant each tree.

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2020-12-30
Since it took the same amount of time to plant each tree, we divide the total time by the number of trees: \(\frac{7\frac{1}{3}}{11}=\frac{\frac{22}{3}}{11}=\frac{22}{3}\times\frac{1}{11}=\frac{2}{3}\)
Result: It took him \(\frac{2}{3}\) hour to plant each tree.
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