5th grade math

Kallisto built a rectangular sign that measured 2 3/4 feet in length by 1 1/2 feet in width. To find the area, multiply the length and width. what is the area of the sign in square feet? Write an equation to solve.
2 3/4 1 1/2
+2 3/4 1 1/2 =11/1/2
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4 6/4= 2 2/2=3

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  1. 2 3/4 = 2 * 4 / 4 + 3 / 4 = 8 / 4 + 3 / 4 = 11 / 4

    1 1/2 = 2 * 1 / 2 + 1 / 2 = 2 / 2 + 1 / 2 = 3 / 2

    A = L * W = 11 / 4 * 3 / 2 = 33 / 8 = 32 / 8 + 1 / 8 = 4 1/8

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