arithmetic
posted by Betty .
a board 2 yards long. If 6 inches from one end was cut off. How many inches long was the shelf.

2 yards = 72 inches
72  6 = ? 
MINDA HAS A BOARD THAT IS 6YARDS LONG. hOW MUCH NEEDS TO BE SAWN OFF TO MAKE THE BOARD 2FEET AND 4INCHES LONG?

MINDA HAS A BOARD THAT IS 4 yARDS LONG. hOW MUCH NEEDS TO BE SAWN OFF TO MAKE THE BOARD 2FEET AND 8INCHES LONG?