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navya has 10 1/2 feet of craft wire that she uses to make earrings. if each pair earring requires 3/4 foot of wire how many pairs of earrings is navya able to make

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14 pairs

Teruki  Apr 20, 2017
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How many "three-fourths" feet of wire are in $$10\frac12$$ feet of wire?

$$10\frac12 \div \frac34 \\~\\ \frac{21}{2} \div \frac34 =14$$

There are 14 "three fourths" feet of wire in $$10\frac12$$ feet of wire.

So, there are 14 pairs of earrings that navya is able to make.

hectictar  Apr 20, 2017