# Erica bought #3 1/2# yards of fabric. If she uses #2/3# of the fabric to make a curtain, how much will she have left?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 16, 2018

#### Explanation:

1) We have to minus

2) We have to find a common denominator of both of the fractions as this is an essential step to add/subtract fractions, So we need to find the lowest common multiple of 2 and 3 which is 6:

As both denominators are the same, all we need to do is take away 4 from 21:

So therefore the fraction goes to:

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The answer could be left like this, or a mixed fraction, or a decimal which can be:

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