Sandra needs 2 5/8 yards of rope for a class project. She has 5 pieces or rope that are 3/8 yard long. Does Sandra have enough rope? If not, how much more rope does she need?

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2017-08-15 16:06:16

No. She needs 3/4 more rope. To figure out this, you multiply 5 and 3/8, which gives you 1 and 7/8. To figure out how much you need, subtract that from 2 5/8 which is 3/4.

2017-08-15 16:07:31

Sandra does not have enough rope. She needs 6/8 or 3/4 yards more rope. (WARNING: THIS ANSWER MAY BE WRONG!)

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