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it takes 1 3/4 metres of cloth to make a uniform.
a)how many similar uniforms can be use from 10 metres of cloth?
b)how much cloth will be left?

  • math -

    10 / (7/4) = 40/7 = 5 5/7
    5 uniforms with 5/7 yard left over

  • math -

    a)
    10 / 1.75 = 5.7 uniforms -- but only 5 complete uniforms

    b) 10 - (5 * 1.75) = _______ m left over

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