math 5th grade
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fay is making 13 bows to sell at the annual craft fair. she has 36 feet of ribbons to make her bows. if each bow requires 2 and 1\4 feet of ribbon,how much ribbon will not be used

13 * 2 1/4 =
13 * 9/4 = 117/4 = 29 1/4
35 4/4 = 29 1/4 = ? 
6 AND 1/4

You're almost right.
What is 4/4  1/4? 
3/4

Right. 6 3/4 feet will not be used.

I FIGURE IT OUT

68.25 29.25 72.75
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