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Fran bought 6 yards of blue tapestry material. She used it to upholster 3 chairs. How much of the material would che need to upholster 7 chairs?

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6/3 = 2 yards each

Take it from there.

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make a proportion and cross multiply to solve for x
(yards/chairs)=(yards/chairs)
(6yards/3chairs)=(x yards/ 7 chairs)
(6yards x 7 chairs)/(3 chairs)= x
(42/3)=x
14=x
so 14 yards

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