anonymous
  • anonymous
Jonas cut a piece of rope into 6 pieces that were each 5 and 3/8 inches long. How long was the original piece of rope? A.11 and 1/4 B.17 and 1/4 C.30 and 3/8 D.32 and 1/4
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Liv1234
  • Liv1234
What do you think the answer is?
anonymous
  • anonymous
c
Liv1234
  • Liv1234
One second, I just want to check my work to make sure I have the correct answer.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
okay
Liv1234
  • Liv1234
Okay, so I did my math correctly. So, what you want to do is first start off by multiplying 5 and 3/8 by 6, when you do that tell me what you get.
anonymous
  • anonymous
32.25
Liv1234
  • Liv1234
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Liv1234
  • Liv1234
You are correct! So, with that decimal, what do you think the correct answer is?
Liv1234
  • Liv1234
I can give you a hint, if you'd like.
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes please
Liv1234
  • Liv1234
So, if you have the decimal 32.25, you just have to determine what the fraction is!
Liv1234
  • Liv1234
To make it easier to understand, what you have to do is determine the fraction and then put that fraction into a mixed number.
Liv1234
  • Liv1234
And, I'll give you the fraction just to help you out, 129/4. So, now we put that into a mixed number.
anonymous
  • anonymous
32 and 1/4
Liv1234
  • Liv1234
Correct! Do you know how to convert a fraction into a mixed number?
anonymous
  • anonymous
kinda
Liv1234
  • Liv1234
Do you have any other questions you need help with? If so, open a new post and tag me and I will be glad to help you!(:

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