Posted by Matthew on Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 6:29pm.
A suit designer has 153/5 yards of fabric. each suit uses 21/8 yards of fabric.
(1) How many suits can be made?
(2) How much fabris is left over?

Algebra  Sean, Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 6:45pm
(1) seven suits can be made
(2) 29/85 yards of fabric remains 
Algebra  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?