There are 24 inches of ribbon in each spool. Margaret needs 384 inches of ribbon. Which equation can Margaret use to find the number of spools, s, she needs?

Accepted Solution

Answer: There are 16 spools she needsStep-by-step explanation:Since we have given thatLength of ribbons in each spool = 24 inchesLength of ribbons Margaret needed = 384 inchesAccording to question,We need to find the number of spools say s,[tex]s=\frac{\text{Total length of ribbon}}{\text{Length of ribbon in each spool}}[/tex][tex]s=\frac{384}{24}=16[/tex]Hence, there are 16 spools she needs.