Mathematics

Question

What is the answer to this problem
What is the answer to this problem

2 Answer

  • Answer:

    2' 11"

    Step-by-step explanation:

    5'2" = 5 feet 2 inches

    2'3" = 2 feet 3 inches

    so, 5'2" - 2'3" = 2' 11"

  • Answer:

    2 ft    11 inches

    Step-by-step explanation:

    5 ft 2 inches - 2 ft 3 inches

    I like to put them vertically

    5 ft 2 inches

    -2 ft 3 inches

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    We need to borrow from the feet because 3 inches is bigger than 2

    1 ft = 12 inches

    5 ft 2 inches

    -1 ft + 12 inches

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    4 ft 14 inches


    4 ft  14 inches

    -2 ft   3 inches

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    2 ft    11 inches

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