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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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    Right.

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

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    How did you get 1 3/4 sq. yds?

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    14 divided by 8 = 1 6/8

    Simplified, 1 6/8 = 1 3/4

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