Martin

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 feet of wood left.

Correct answer:

x =  1.5 ft

Step-by-step explanation:




Did you find an error or inaccuracy? Feel free to write us. Thank you!



avatar




Tips to related online calculators
Need help to calculate sum, simplify or multiply fractions? Try our fraction calculator.
Do you want to convert length units?

You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

Related math problems and questions:

  • Karina
    textiles Karina has 5 4/7 meters of cloth. She needs 3 1/6 meters of it in making a curtain for her window. How many meters of cloth were left to her after making the curtain?
  • Nick was
    submarine Nick was scuba diving at -32 1/2 feet. If he descends another 8 3/5 feet, what is his location?
  • Wood 11
    wood Father has 12 1/5 meters long wood. Then I cut the wood into two pieces. One part is 7 3/5 meters long. Calculate the length of the other wood?
  • Hannah and Emily
    textiles Hannah and Emily need to use  4 1/4  feet of ribbon to finish an art project. Hannah has 2 3/4 feet of ribbon and Emily has 1 3/4 feet of ribbon. How much ribbon will they have left over after they finish their art project?
  • An architect
    tiles2 An architect makes a model of a new house. The model shows a tile patio in the backyard. In the model, each tile has a length of 1/2 inch and a width of 1/6 inch. The actual tiles have a length of 2/3 feet and a width of 2/9 feet. What is the ratio of the
  • Fractions and mixed numerals
    mixed_fractions (a) Convert the following mixed numbers to improper fractions. i. 3 5/8 ii. 7 7/6 (b) Convert the following improper fraction to mixed number. i. 13/4 ii. 78/5 (c) Simplify these fractions to their lowest terms. i. 36/42 ii. 27/45 2. evaluate following ex
  • Jeffery
    painter Jeffery is painting a wall the width of the wall is 9 feet the length of the was is 8 2/3 feet what is the area of the wall Jeffery wants to paint?
  • Seven up
    juice Peter barman is making 8 gallons of Tropical trip punch. He has already poured in 1 3/4 gal of pineapple juice and 2 1/2 gal of orange juice. The only other ingredient us 7-Up. How much does 7-Up does Peter need?
  • Farmer 5
    bagSoil Farmer Joe ordered 3 bags of soil last month. Each bag weighed 4 ⅖ kilograms. He used the first bag in a week. At the end of this month, there were 2 ¾ kilograms of soil left in the second bag and ⅞ kilograms of soil left in the third bag. How much soil w
  • Row for lunch
    skola There are less than 66 people in a row for lunch. In front of Eva, there are 28 students. Behind Martin, there are 30 people. Between Eva and Martin, there are 17 people. How many students stand behind Eva if Martin stands in front of Eva?
  • The sum 12
    mixed The sum of 3 mixed numbers is 20 13/15. two of the numbers are 6 1/3 and 7 5/6. what is the third number?
  • Length subtracting
    meter Express in mm: 5 3/10 cm - 2/5 mm
  • Wood dividing
    meter Which equation calculates the number of 1/3-foot pieces that can be cut from a piece of wood that is 7 feet long?
  • Krishna
    textiles Krishna bought 5 1/2 meters of ribbon from the market . She cut off a 2 3/4 m piece of ribbon from it and gave it to Sushima . What length of ribbon is left with her?
  • Gavin
    juice Gavin had 3 gallons of orange juice ready to serve at the breakfast party. His family drank 2 ⅛ gallons. How much is left? Show your work with a numberline, area model or grid.
  • Alexandra
     rectangular quilt Alexandra made a rectangular quilt the measured 3 1/4. 2 3/4 feet in width. What is the area of the quilt in square feet? Write an equation to solve.
  • Two pizzas
    pizza Jacobs mom bought two whole pizzas. He ate 2/10 of the pizza and his dad ate 1 1/5. How much is left.