Posted by **zac** on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 2:06pm.

kevin had a board that was 5 and 1/4 feet long. while making making a fence, he cut a peice 3 and 3/4 feet long from the board. what was the lenth of the peice of board remained?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, May 7, 2012 at 2:09pm
5 1/4 - 3 3/4 = 4 5/4 - 3 3/4 = 1 2/4 = 1 1/2

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**Chanelle**, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:28am
A board 5 feet long is cut into two pieces such that the length of one piece is two-thirds of the length of the other piece. Find the length of the shorter piece of board.

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