Posted by **Elijah** on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:43pm.

Lisa makes 6 identical flags from 10 meters of fabric. How many meters of fabric does she use for each flag?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:58pm
What do you think?

I'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Elijah**, Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:01pm
3/5 meters of fabric

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:05pm
That doesn't make sense.

3/5 * 6 = 18/5 = 3 3/5 meters. But you have 10 meters.

Each flag must have more than a meter in it.

10/6 = ?

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**Elijah**, Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:08pm
1 4/6

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:10pm
Right. Each flag must have 1 2/3 meters or 1.66667 meters.

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**Ana**, Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 7:34pm
i dont understand, csn you explain it to me

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**Ana**, Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 7:36pm
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