Jennifer bought a piece of wire for a crafts project that was 8/9 of a yard long. She used 1/2 of a yard. How long was the wire she had left? 15/9 yard 7/7 yard 7/36 yard 7/18 yard

QUESTION POSTED AT 01/06/2020 - 04:07 PM

Answered by admin AT 01/06/2020 - 04:07 PM

7/18! This is because if you double both the top and bottom of 8/9 you get 16/18. Half of 18 is 9. So if we use half a yard, 9/18, and we subtract it from 16/18, we get 7/18!
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