Posted by Evelyn on Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:21pm.
How many 2(1/2) footlong shelves can be cut from a wooden board 9 feet long? how much wood will be left over?

Math  Damon, Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:27pm
9/2.5 = 3.6
so
3 whole shelves
plus 0.6 ft left over

Math  Ms. Sue, Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:27pm
9/2.5 = 3.6
Three pieces can be cut with 1.5 feet left over.

correctioin  Damon, Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:31pm
Use Ms Sue's answer for left over (.6*2.5 = 1.5 ft)
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