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anonymous
 5 years ago
DELMA IS MAKING A PICTURE FRAME. SHE WANTS TO GLUE GOLD BRAID AROUND THE EDGE OF THE FRAME. THE FRAME IS 9IN. x 14IN. WHAT IS THE LEAST AMOUNT OF BRAID DELMA WILL NEED? IF BRAID IS SOLD BY THE YARD AND FRACTIONS OF A YARD HOW MUCH SHOULD DELMA BUY?
anonymous
 5 years ago
DELMA IS MAKING A PICTURE FRAME. SHE WANTS TO GLUE GOLD BRAID AROUND THE EDGE OF THE FRAME. THE FRAME IS 9IN. x 14IN. WHAT IS THE LEAST AMOUNT OF BRAID DELMA WILL NEED? IF BRAID IS SOLD BY THE YARD AND FRACTIONS OF A YARD HOW MUCH SHOULD DELMA BUY?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I guess the frame is rectangular

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and since she's glueing them on the edge then I guess you should take the perimeter which is the sum of the sides: P = 2L + 2W = 2(14) + 2(9) = 46 in She'll need 46 inches. Correct me if I'm wrong ^_^

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0alina, this is correct also. You just need to finish it off. You know you need 46 inches of braiding. There are 36 inches in every yard, so you'll need \[\frac{46}{36}=\frac{36+10}{36}=\frac{36}{36}+\frac{10}{36}=1+\frac{5}{18}=1\frac{5}{18}yards\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(46 inches of braid)/(36 inches for every yard)  you need to figure out how many yards fit into 46 inches, which is what I calculated for you above. Does this help?
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