Posted by **Matthew** on Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 6:29pm.

A suit designer has 15-3/5 yards of fabric. each suit uses 2-1/8 yards of fabric.

(1) How many suits can be made?

(2) How much fabris is left over?

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**Sean**, Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 6:45pm
(1) seven suits can be made

(2) 29/85 yards of fabric remains

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 6:49pm
You divide 15 3/5 by 2 1/8.

78/5 / 17/8 = 78/5 * 8/17 = 624/85 = 7 17/50

So -- you have enough material for how many suits? How much fabric is left?

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