# A bow is made from #2 2/3# yards of ribbon. Which expression gives the number of bows that can be made from #22 5/8# yards?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 28, 2016

#### Explanation:

In word problems like this, you need to decide on which operation(s) to do.

If you find the fractions confusing, think of an easier example first.

How many packets of biscuits with 5 in each can be made up from 60 biscuits?. This is clearly

In this case

To find the actual answer...

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