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anonymous
 4 years ago
Davey built a bookshelf 36 in. long. Can the shelf hold a set of encyclopedias if there are 24 books and each book averages 5/4 in. thick? Explain your answer please!
anonymous
 4 years ago
Davey built a bookshelf 36 in. long. Can the shelf hold a set of encyclopedias if there are 24 books and each book averages 5/4 in. thick? Explain your answer please!

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well you have a total of 36 inches to work with.. if each book is (5/4) inches thick and there are 24 books then multiply (5/4) and 24 so.. (5/4)*24=30, so you still have 6 inches of bookshelf space left! find a couple extra books :)
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