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A jewelry maker purchased 20 inches of gold chain. She used 3/8of the chain for a bracelet. How many inches of gold chain did she have left?

 Jan 29, 2021
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If 3/8 ths used the   5/8 is left     5/8   * 20 = ........ in left

 Jan 29, 2021
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If she used 3/8, then she must have 5/8  left

 

So

 

20 (5/8)  =   100/8  =   25/2  =  12.5 inches left

 

 

cool cool cool

 Jan 29, 2021
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Thank you so much, have a great life

alston  Jan 29, 2021

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