Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 48

Answer

-15$\frac{3}{4}$ or 15$\frac{3}{4}$ ft shorter

Work Step by Step

According to the textbook, it is cut off 7 pieces, each piece is 2$\frac{1}{4}$feet long. Therefore, the wood is cut off 7 $\times$2$\frac{1}{4}$=15$\frac{3}{4}$ft.
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