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 result:

x =  1.5 ft

Solution:

a=512=5 2+12=112=5.5 ft b=234=2 4+34=114=2.75 ft c=114=1 4+14=54=1.25 ft  x=abc=5.52.751.25=32=32 ft=1.5 ft



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