An electrician has 8 feet of wire. He only needs to use 5/6 of the wire he has. How much wire will he use?
he will only use seven feet of the wire
To solve this you'd take 5/6 and multiply it by 8. an easier way to write that would be (5/6)*(8/1) then multiply across, giving you 6.67ft or (20/3)ft