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Homework Help: word problem(algebra)

Posted by kimi on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 2:48am.

mary has y m of cloth.she used 2 m to sew a skirt.she used the remaining cloth to make 5 jackets.
(a) find the amount of material that was used to make each jacket in terms of y.
(b) if she has 17 m of cloth.how much material was used for each jacket?

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