## You want to place a towel bar that is 10 1⁄4 inches long in the center of a door that is 26 1⁄3 inches wide. How far should you place the ba

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## Answers ( No )

Center of the door

26 1/3 divided by 2

change to an improper fraction

(3*26+1)/3 =79/3

79/3 divided by 2

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79/3 * 1/2

79/6

change to a mixed number

13 1/6

10 1/4 divided by 2

change to an improper fraction (4*10+1)/2 = 41/4

41/4 divided by 2

copy dot flip

41/4 * 1/2 =41/8

change to a mixed number

5 1/8

the left of the bar should be 5 1/8 from the center

to find how far from the left side to place the bar

13 1/6 – 5 1/8 =

get a common denominator

13 4/24 – 5 3/24= 8 1/24 inches

Answer: place the bar 8 1/24 inches from each edge