Practice!

Sample Problem

The tailor uses 840 cm of fabric to make 3 curtains. If he wants to make 5 such curtains, how much fabric does he need?

cm

Solution

Each curtain: 840 cm ÷ 3 = 280 cm

5 curtains: 280 cm × 5 = 1400 cm

So the answer is 1400 cm.