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Ann cuts a piece of lace 8 5/8 inches long from a piece 10 1/2 inches long. How many inches of lace are left? please explain.
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helpmeplz311
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Help. thanks

sauravshakya
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Subtract 8 5/8 from 10 1/2

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got it?

helpmeplz311
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would the common denominator be 4?

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No. it would be 8

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and also how do i borrow?

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hey its 8*8 + 5 / 8 divided into 10*2+1 /2
so the answer will be 21/271/8
8471/8
13/8
that means 1 5/8 inches

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dw:1348333688930:dw

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i got 1 7/8

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dw:1348333752656:dw

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@helpmeplz311 u r very correct

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cool
21/8

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what do you mean by that?

sriramkumar
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hey...??? how can yu separate mixed fractions???? @sauravshakya

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dw:1348333951788:dw

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@sriramkumar ^ look above

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Now, @helpmeplz311 dw:1348334016083:dw

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Yeah, what do you mean by 21/8?

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i do nt get that.

sauravshakya
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1/8 is subtracted from 2

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because 108=2?

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yes

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oh.

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thanks. i have 9 more problems to post. ill make more questions. then post the link on the chatbox.

sauravshakya
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Or u can tag me

helpmeplz311
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sure. ur awesome @sauravshakya

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THANX @helpmeplz311

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:)

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thank YOU!.

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U r welcome