Posted by **Carol** on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 6:45pm.

The longest banana split ever made was 4mi 686yd long. How many feet is that? However, a 4.55 mile banana split was made in Selinsgrove, PA., in 1988. Which is longer? (Hint: 0.55 miles is 0.55 x 5280 ft.)

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 6:47pm
How many feet are in a mile?

How many feet are in yard?

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**Carol**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 7:09pm
IN one mile there are 5280 ft.

In a yard there is 3 feet

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 7:17pm
Right.

4 * 5,280 = ?

686/3 = ?

Add those two answers to find out the length of the first banana split.

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**Steve**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 10:06pm
4 mi + 686 yd = 4*5280 + 686*3 feet

4.55 mi = 4.55 * 5280 ft

do the math and compare.

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