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A suit designer has 15-3/5 yards of fabric. each suit uses 2-1/8 yards of fabric.
(1) How many suits can be made?
(2) How much fabris is left over?

  • Algebra -

    (1) seven suits can be made
    (2) 29/85 yards of fabric remains

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    You divide 15 3/5 by 2 1/8.

    78/5 / 17/8 = 78/5 * 8/17 = 624/85 = 7 17/50

    So -- you have enough material for how many suits? How much fabric is left?

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