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Bella2112

  • one year ago

Pat needs a length of barbed wire that is 17.8 meters long and another that is 8.75 meters long. He has a spool with 33.3 meters of barbed wire. How much barbed wire will Pat have left after cutting off the two lengths he needs?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok so first things first. add 17.8 and 8.75

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    see what it is (you can use calculator)

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok you know what... the sum of that is 26.55

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so then subtract. tell me what your subtracting

  5. Bella2112
    • one year ago
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    33.3

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    and?

  7. Bella2112
    • one year ago
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    i have to subtract 33.3 from 26.55

  8. anonymous
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    good the difference is 6.75

  9. Bella2112
    • one year ago
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    thank you

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no problem

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