## anonymous one year ago fan and medal****

1. anonymous

Zen wants to fill a window box with soil. The length of the window box is 5 feet, width is 6 inches, and height is 9 inches. Each bag of soil contains 0.625 cubic foot of soil. How many bags of soil will Zen need to fill the window box completely? [1 foot = 12 inches] Numerical Answers Expected! Answer for Blank 1:______

2. anonymous

its 12?

3. johnweldon1993

|dw:1438803775179:dw| Total volume = $$\large Length \times Width \times Height$$ So total volume (in cubic feet) = $$\large 5 \times 0.75 \times 0.5 = 1.875ft^3$$ So to figure out how many she needs...we divide this number by that 0.625ft^3

4. anonymous

i dont know :(

5. johnweldon1993

$\large \frac{1.875}{0.625} = ?$

6. anonymous

wait

7. anonymous

3?

8. johnweldon1993

There we go!

9. anonymous

thank you!!!!!! john ^_^

10. johnweldon1993

No problem :)