# math

a square foot of wall space needs 1/8 quart of paint. terrence has 7 quarts of paint, but uses 2 quarts to paint a pipe. how many square feet of wall can he paint with the rest of the paint?

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1. 5 / (1/8)

5 * 8 = 40 square feet

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Ms. Sue
2. how did you get 5

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3. because 7-2=5

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