Erica

Erica bought 3 1/2 yards of fabric. If she uses 2/3 of the fabric, how much will she have left?

Correct answer:

x =  1.1667 yd

Step-by-step explanation:

a=3+1/2=72=3.5 yd u=23 a=23 3.5=732.3333 yd x=au=3.52.3333=76 yd=1.1667 yd



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.

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

Related math problems and questions:

  • Alisha
    textiles Alisha needs 7 1/2 yards of fabric to make a quilt. She has one piece of fabric that is 1 1/2 yards and another piece of fabric that is 3 1/4 yards. How many more yards of fabric does she need to make a quilt?
  • Joy has
    textiles Joy has 3/4 yards of fabric. She cuts the fabric into pieces that are each 1/8 yard long. How many pieces of fabric does Joy have?
  • Interior designer
    draperies To make draperies an interior designer needs 11 1/4 yards of material for the den and 8 1/2 yards for the living room. If material comes only in 20 yard bolts, how much will be left over after completing both sets of draperies?
  • The frame
    frame Rodney has a board that is 5/6 yards long. He cuts 1/5 yard off the board and uses the rest of the board to make a frame. How much of the board is used to make the frame?
  • The dough 2
    cesto A baker made 8 pounds of dough. He used 5/9 of the dough to make sandwich rolls. How much of the dough is left over?
  • Candies
    cukriky There are 150 candies in the bowl. Ivan took 7 thirtieths, Charles 6 fifteenths, and Thomas 3 tenths. How many sweets are left in the bowl?
  • A football
    ball_f A football team loses 5 yards on one play then loses 7 yards on the next play. Write an addition expression that represents the change in position. Then find the sum of the values.
  • Gold fabric
    gold Katy and her girlfriends went to the store to buy supplies to make a costume for Katy's school play. They needed 7 ½ meter of gold fabric. If each meter costs 3.4 USD, how much will 7 ½ meters cost?
  • 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.
  • The fence 2
    plot A certain type of fencing sells for $9 a yard. How much will 10 2/3 yards of fencing cost?
  • Ali bought
    milk Ali bought 5/6 litre of milk. He drank 1/2 litre and his brother drank 1/6 litre. How much litre of milk left?
  • Cloth / textile 2
    textiles 4 and 3/10 yards of red cloth. 3 and 1/10 yards of pink cloth and 9 and 2/10 yards of black cloth. How many meters of cloth did she buy in all?
  • 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?
  • Michael
    chocholate Michael had a bar of chocolate. He ate 1/2 of it and gave away 1/3. What fraction had he left?
  • Find the 28
    square Find the area of a square with a side length of 4/5 yards.
  • Manufacturer
    textiles A sporting goods manufacturer has 12 and 1/2 yd of fabric to make soccer shorts. Each pair of soccer shorts requires 2/7 yd of fabric. How many pairs of soccer shorts can be made?
  • Pizza fractions
    pizza Ann ate a third of a pizza and then another quater. Total part of pizza eaten by Ann and how much pizza is left?