## amber15 2 years ago A sporting goods manufacturer requires 3/8 yd of fabric to make a pair of soccer shorts. how many shorts can be made from 15 yd of fabric?

1. mathstudent55

You need to divide 15 by 3/8

2. amber15

oh ok thank you

3. mathstudent55

Do you know how to divide a number by a fraction?

4. raane

yah @mathstudent55 is wright amber

5. amber15

yes

6. mathstudent55

ok

7. amber15

okay thank you both

8. mathstudent55

wlcm

9. amber15

checking on my answer would it be 5/8

10. raane

wait

11. amber15

ok

12. raane

no

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14. amber15

15/100

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16. amber15

ok

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18. mathstudent55

My instructions are correct, but I wrote 5/8 by mistake instead of 3/8. Let me fix that.

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20. amber15

ok

21. raane

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24. mathstudent55

Ok, I fixed it. I took out 5/8 and replaced with 3/8. Now let's finish.

25. amber15

40

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27. raane

yes @amber15 as i said it is 40

28. mathstudent55

29. amber15

thank you both i'm far from good with math

30. mathstudent55

You're welcome.

31. raane

my pleasure