Posted by rodney on .
sue bought 2 1/2 yards of blue cloth for $ 6.97 and 1 1/2 yards of yellow cloth by for half as much. She used 1/4 of the blue cloth to make her mother an apron. How much cloth did it take to make the apron?

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Ms. Sue,
(1/4) * (5/2) = 5/8 yard