# SOLUTION: How many yards of material from a 24 yard length of cloth remain after 3 pieces each of 3 1/2 yard long and 5 pieces of 2 1/4 yard long are remove

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 Question 336574: How many yards of material from a 24 yard length of cloth remain after 3 pieces each of 3 1/2 yard long and 5 pieces of 2 1/4 yard long are removeAnswer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3 1/2=7/2 2 1/4=9/4 . 7/2 * 3 = 21/2 = 42/4 9/4 * 5 = 45/4 . 42/4 + 45/4 = 87/4 = 21 3/4 23 4/4 - 21 3/4 = 2 1/4 yards remain . Ed