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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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  1. anonymous
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    yer

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    24*5/4 =30 only

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    well 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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    Thanks everyone! :)

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