math
posted by cha on .
Iris is cutting fleece to make scarves for her friends. She has ten and onehalf feet of fleece to make 3 scarves. How long can she make each scarf? Show your work, and include cancellation in your steps

10 1/2 = 21/2
(21/2) / 3
(21/2) * (1/3) = 21/6 = 3 3/6 = 3 1/2 feet