Martin is making a model of a Native American canoe. He has 5 1/2 feet of wood. He uses 2 3/4 feet for the hull and 1 1/4 feet for a paddle. How much wood does he have left? Martin has x feet of wood left.

Correct answer:

x =  1 12 = 3/2 ft

Step-by-step explanation:

a=521=5+21=25 2+1=210+1=211=5.5 ft b=243=2+43=42 4+3=48+3=411=2.75 ft c=141=1+41=41 4+1=44+1=45=1.25 ft  x=abc=21141145=42241145=422115=46=23 ft=121 ft=1.5 ft

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