Luana is making a recipe that uses 2 7/8 cups of sugar. She has 1 1/4 cups of sugar in her sugar bowl and 7 1/2 cups of sugar in the canister. How many cups of sugar will Luana have left after she makes her recipe?

Correct answer:

x =  5.875 c

Step-by-step explanation:

a=114=1+14=1 4+14=54=1.25 c b=712=7+12=7 2+12=152=7.5 c  c=278=2+78=2 8+78=238=2.875 c  x=a+bc=1.25+7.52.875=478 c=578 c=5.875 c

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