# Roxanne has P38.50 left in her purse. She has to buy ribbons for the gift. Each meter of ribbon costs P5.50. How many metres of ribbon can she buy?

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so each ribbon costs P5.50 and she has P38.50 left.

So in order to know how many meters of ribbon she can buy is to divide 38.50 and 5.50.

so it's 38.50 / 5.50

then we have 7

therefore she can buy 7 meters of ribbons with her money.

Hope this helps...