Posted by yuku on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 8:19pm.
Mary wants to make curtains for the three windows in her living room.For each pair of curtains,she needs material measuring 6ft by 8ft.Altogether how many square yards of material does she need?

geometry  Ms. Sue, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 8:25pm
First change feet to yards.
3 feet = 1 yard
6 feet = 2 yards
8 feet = 2 2/3 yards
2 * 8/3 = 16/3 = 5 1/3 yards for each window
Each window needs 1 pair of curtains.
5 1/3 * 2 * 3 = ?

geometry  yuku, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 8:34pm
is it 84

geometry  yuku, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 8:37pm
or is it 30 1/3

geometry  Ms. Sue, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 8:40pm
6 * 5 1/3 = 6 * 16/3 = 96/3 = 32 square yards

geometry  yuku, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 9:03pm
so its 32 square yards
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