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Roger wants to carpet a rectangular room with the length of 8 ¾ feet and a width of 9 1/3 feet. If he has 85 square feet of carpet, how many square feet of carpet will be left after he covers the floor of the room?

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    8 3/4 = 35/4
    9 1/3 = 28/3

    35/4 * 28/3 = 980/12 = 245/3

    85 = 255/3

    so, 255/3 - 245/3 = 10/3

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