Answer to Question #5237 in Abstract Algebra for Kay
Wood can be bought in 2m lengths. Steve is making a picture frame that is 45.5cm by 61cm. How many lengths of wood does he need to buy and how much will be left over?
He need 45.5 2 61 2 = 213 cm = 2.13 m of wood. That's why he should by 4m of
wood, so 1.87m will be left over.