# Three girls share 8 yards of fabric equally. How many yards of fabric does each girl get?

Apr 17, 2016

$2. \dot{6}$ or $2 \frac{2}{3}$ yards

#### Explanation:

This question requires a bit of simple division. We have three girls that we need to share the 8 yards of fabric between so you just divide $8$ by $3$.

A useful method for this is the bus stop method.

So the answer is $2. \dot{6}$

However, you could just leave it as a fraction.
$\frac{8}{3} = 2$ with a remainder of $2$
So an alternative way of writing it is $2 \frac{2}{3}$ yards each.

Hope this helps; let me know if I can do anything else:)