# Math - Length of Ribbon Needed

**Calculate Length of Ribbon Needed** • Joyce is making bows for wreaths

i. She has 5 yards (or 60 ft) of ribbon to start

ii. She needs 1 ⅔ of ribbon for each bow

A. How many feet of ribbon will Joyce have left if she makes 10 bows?

B. How many feet of ribbon will Joyce have left if she makes 15 ribbons?

C. Define a variable for that amount of bows that Joyce makes then use the variable to write an expression that represents the length of ribbon that Joyce has left given the number of bows she has made.

D. How many bows has Joyce made if she has 10ft of ribbon left.

E. Use a complete sentence to explain how you found that answer to part d

F. Write an equation that you can use to find the amount of bows Joyce will have made if she has 25 ft of ribbon left