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Holly works in a stable. She's throwing straw into a stall that's 12 feet long by 8 feet wide. If she throws 12 cubic feet of straw each minute, how many minutes will it take until the straw in the stall is 2 feet deep?

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  1. Mertsj Group Title
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    12 x 8 x 2 is the number of cubic feet of straw she must throw.

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    |dw:1357741721028:dw| Can you see that when finished, the stall will have a "box" of straw 8'x12'x2' hight?

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    *high

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    @Mertsj but how can i figure out how many minutes that will take?

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    She throws 12 cubic feet each minute so divide the number of cubic feet by 12 and that will be the number of minutes.

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    amazing! thanks

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    yw

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    so is it 16?

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