Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.10 - Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Fractions - Exercises - Page 62: 49


A piece of $\frac{1}{4}$-inch flat steel 1.45 ft long by 4.2 ft wide will remain.

Work Step by Step

Find the total length that was cut off. $2.4+2.4=4.8$ Subtract the amount that was cut off from the original length to find the remaining length. $6.25-4.8=1.45$
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