Q:

Solve the following problems.a. 2 ft 5 in + 9 in b. 4 yd 8 in + 6 yd 6 in c. 29 yd 2 ft 11 in + 55 yd 1 ft 10 in + 13 yd 1 ft 3 in d. 4,839 sq yd 8 sq ft 139 sq in + 7 sq ft 124 sq in

Accepted Solution

A:
a. 2 ft. 5 in. + 9 in.=2 ft 14 in.=2 ft. (12+2) in.=3 ft. 2 in. (since 1 ft.=12 in.);

b. 4 yd. 8 in + 6 yd. 6 in. =(4+6) yd. (8+6) in.=10 yd. 14 in.=10 yd. (12+2) in.=10 yd. 1 ft. 2 in.;

c. 29 yd. 2 ft. 11 in. + 55 yd. 1 ft. 10 in. + 13 yd. 1 ft. 3 in.=(29+55+13) yd. (2+1+1) ft. (11+10+3) in.=97 yd. 4 ft. 24 in.=97 yd. (3+1)  ft. (12+12) in.=98 yd. 3 ft.=99 yd.


d. 4,839 sq. yd. 8 sq. ft. 139 sq. in. + 7 sq. ft. 124 sq. in.=4,839 sq. yd. (8+7) sq. ft. (139+124) sq. in.=4,839 sq. yd. 15 sq. ft. 263 sq. in. =
4,839 sq. yd. 15 sq. ft. (144+119) sq. in.=4,839 sq. yd. 16 sq. ft. 119 sq. in.=4,839 sq. yd. (9+7) sq. ft. 119 sq. in.=4,840 sq. yd. 7 sq. ft. 119 sq. in.