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Homework Help: Math word problem

Posted by Megan on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10:09pm.

A carpenter wants to put four shelves on an 8-foot wall so that the five spaces created decrease by 6 inches as we move up the wall. If the thickness of each shelf is 3/4 inch, how far will the bottom shelf be from the floor?

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