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Cara has driven one-fifth of the total distance, d, to her destination. Which statement explains why both 15d and 0.2d can find the distance she has driven?


A. The fraction 15 is the same as the decimal 0.8. Therefore, 15d can be written as 0.8d.

B. Multiplying by 15 is the same as multiplying by 2%.

C. Multiplying by 15 is the same as multiplying by 20%.

D. The expressions are not equivalent.

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The answer is D, the expressions are not equivalent  0.2d is the same as multiplying 20%. However, multiplying 15d is multiplying by 1500%.


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Cara has driven one-fifth of the total distance, d, to her destination. Which statement explains why both 15d and 0.2d can find the distance she has driven?Multiplying by 1Multiplying by  15 is the same as multiplying by 20%.5 is the same as multiplying by 2%.The fraction 15 is the same as the decimal 0.8. Therefore, 15d can be written as 0.8d.The expressions are not equivalent.


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