Elementary Technical Mathematics

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

Chapter 1 - Unit 1B Review - Page 55: 16


$8\text{ yards}$

Work Step by Step

Use the conversion rate $1 \text{yard} = 3 \text{ feet}$ by multiplying $\frac{1\text{ yard}}{3\text{ feet}}$ to obtain: $\require{cancel} 24\text{ ft} \\= 24\text{ ft} \cdot \frac{1\text{ yard}}{3\text{ ft}} \\= \cancel{24\text{ ft}}^8 \cdot \frac{1\text{ yard}}{\cancel{3\text{ ft}}} \\=8\text{ yards}$
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