# SOLUTION: How many yards of material from a 24-yard length of cloth remain after 3 pieces, each 3 yards long, and 5 pieces, each 2 yards long, are removed?

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 Question 629473: How many yards of material from a 24-yard length of cloth remain after 3 pieces, each 3 yards long, and 5 pieces, each 2 yards long, are removed? Answer by rajagopalan(158)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Total Length of Cloth = 24 Yards First Cut 3x3 yards...= 9 Yards Balance after First cut=24-9=15 Yards Second cut 5x2 yards.........=10 Yards Balance after Second cut=15-10= 5 yards Answer=5 yards