# math

Juan has measured the location of his bookcase and realized that he could only fit a bookcase with shelves that are 1 3/4 feet wide. what is the maximum number of shelves Juan could build for a new bookcase using 18 ft of lumber.

1. 4
1. 18/1.75 = ?

posted by Ms. Sue
2. 18/(7/4)

18* 4/7
72/4 = 10 2/7

posted by Kuai
3. I don't understand how to figure this question out ??? Help please!

posted by jazmin
4. 10 shelves

posted by Sophie

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