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anonymous
 4 years ago
Brittany is making a model boat and needs 4 pieces of string to rig the sails. Each piece of string needs to be 4/5 foot. She decides to cut the 4 pieces from a longer piece of string that is 15.2 feet in length.
How much string will remain after Brittany cuts the 4 pieces of string?
anonymous
 4 years ago
Brittany is making a model boat and needs 4 pieces of string to rig the sails. Each piece of string needs to be 4/5 foot. She decides to cut the 4 pieces from a longer piece of string that is 15.2 feet in length. How much string will remain after Brittany cuts the 4 pieces of string?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A. 5 feet B. 12 feet C. 18.4 feet D. 10.4 feet

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is just like the previous problem. Calculate how much Brittany is going to use 4 pieces each 4/5 ft long or a total of 16/5 ft or 3 1/5 feet or 5.2 feet. The piece that this is going to be removed from is 15.2 feet since this is in decimal units use the 5.2 feet 15.25.2 = 10 ft. I don't see this as a choice have you copied the choices correctly or I have goofed both are possibilities! lol

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0radar, I think your conversion from 3 1/5 to 5.2 feet is perhaps incorrect?

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I see my error it is 3.2 that i subtrtace from the 15.2 or 12 feet

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes joshusnoble2000 therein is the problem, I had a "senior" moment lol

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Haha. It happens to the young too. Embarrassingly often for this one.

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes indeed, I hope Kyrie is not ruined for life because of that mistake. How about Kyrie did you see where I goofed?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lol you didn't ruin me. But lost me...Yes.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lol I have no idea what the answer might be! D:

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Where are you at with this. Do you see how the amount used by brittany (total) is 3.2 ft.

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The answer is 12, but I want you to understand how to solve it. The first step it figure out how much Brittany used.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0:O well darn..I still don't understand this! :'S

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Choice C of 18.4 ft is more string than was on the original piece The only had a 15.2 piece so you know the amount left after Brittany whacks off what she needs is going to be LESS than 15.2 ft.

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Kyrie, you must first figure the amount that Brittany is going to remove from the string. She is going to take off 4 pieces each 4/5 of a foot or 4 times 4/5. Does that seem reasonable?

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So she would need to take off 4 times 4/5 or 16/5. That is 4 times 4/5dw:1328722911488:dw

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Convert 16/5 to a mixed number = 3 1/5 convert to decimal 3.2

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Subtrtact the 3.2 from the 15.2 piece leaving 12 ft remaining. You have gone, I hope you are not one who only wants an answer rather than gaining the knowledge how to get the answer.
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