Posted by **mary** on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 12:11am.

A piece of ribbon is 4 yards long, with no ribbon left over. If each piece is 9 inches ong, what is the value of x?

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**MathMate**, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 8:53am
I suppose x is supposed to represent the number of pieces of ribbon.

Total length = 9yards*36inches/yard=144 inches.

Length of each piece = 9 inches/piece

Number of pieces

=144 inches / (9 inches/piece)

= 16 pieces

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**Anneliese **, Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 8:30pm
36*4= 144

144/9=16

X= 16 peices

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