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shivraj

  • 3 years ago

Hugo has a piece of flannel fabric that is 5 3/4 feet wide. He cuts it into 4 pieces of equal width. What is the combined width of 3 of the pieces? Justify your answer.

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  1. dewsters
    • 3 years ago
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    best way to solve this question is to convert feet into inches.

  2. shivraj
    • 3 years ago
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    ok thn

  3. dewsters
    • 3 years ago
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    5.75 feet times 12

  4. shivraj
    • 3 years ago
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    ok

  5. dewsters
    • 3 years ago
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    how many inches do you get?

  6. shivraj
    • 3 years ago
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    69

  7. dewsters
    • 3 years ago
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    right 69 inches. then it is split into 4 pieces. so 69/4

  8. shivraj
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    17.5

  9. dewsters
    • 3 years ago
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    so each piece is 17.5 inches. to get the answer of each piece length in feet. do 17.5/12

  10. shivraj
    • 3 years ago
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    1.45

  11. dewsters
    • 3 years ago
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    the answer is actually 1.4375 feet per piece or 1.44 feet per piece

  12. dewsters
    • 3 years ago
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    now to find the length of 3 of these pieces. do 1.44 times 3

  13. shivraj
    • 3 years ago
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    oh ok

  14. shivraj
    • 3 years ago
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    4.32

  15. dewsters
    • 3 years ago
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    that is correct

  16. shivraj
    • 3 years ago
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    ok thnks

  17. shivraj
    • 3 years ago
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    answer is 4.32?

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