Posted by **Alex L.** on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 3:41pm.

Find the area of the top of an office desk with a length of 2 yd. and a width of 7/8 yd.

Answer: 14/8

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 4:03pm
Right.

14/8 = 1 3/4 sq. yd.

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**Alex L.**, Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 4:37pm
How did you get 1 3/4 sq. yds?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 5:02pm
14 divided by 8 = 1 6/8

Simplified, 1 6/8 = 1 3/4

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