A carpenter

A carpenter had a 10-meter piece of lumber from which he cut into two pieces. One of those pieces was 5 2/3 meters long. How long was the piece that remained?

Correct answer:

b =  4 13 = 13/3 m

Step-by-step explanation:

s=10 m a=532=5+32=35 3+2=315+2=3175.6667 m  a+b=s  b=sa=10317=310 3317=330317=33017=313=313 m=431 m=4.3333 m

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