Algebra

A person has 29 1/2 yards of material available to make doll outfits. Each outfit requires 3/4 yard of material.

a: How many outfits can be made?
b: How much material will be left over?

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  1. divide 19 1/2 by 3/4
    = (39/2)(4/3) = 26

    or

    19.5/.75 = 26

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  2. Where did the 19 come from? Also that was all just question "a" right? So confused.

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