Sewing

Beth's mother can sew 235 pairs of short pants in 6 days while Lourdes can sew 187 pairs in 8 days. How many more pairs of short pants can Beth's mother sew?

Result

x =  15.917

Solution:

d1=235/6=235639.1667 d2=186/8=934=23.25  x=d1d2=39.166723.251911215.916715.917d_{1}=235/6=\dfrac{ 235 }{ 6 } \doteq 39.1667 \ \\ d_{2}=186/8=\dfrac{ 93 }{ 4 }=23.25 \ \\ \ \\ x=d_{1}-d_{2}=39.1667-23.25 \doteq \dfrac{ 191 }{ 12 } \doteq 15.9167 \doteq 15.917



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