# Math

How many 2(1/2) foot-long shelves can be cut from a wooden board 9 feet long? how much wood will be left over?

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1. 9/2.5 = 3.6
so
3 whole shelves
plus 0.6 ft left over

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posted by Damon
2. 9/2.5 = 3.6

Three pieces can be cut with 1.5 feet left over.

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3. Use Ms Sue's answer for left over (.6*2.5 = 1.5 ft)

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posted by Damon

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