Posted by **ricky** on Friday, August 31, 2012 at 9:14am.

Keisha had two pieces of ribbon of equal length. She cut

the first piece of ribbon into 15 equal parts. She also cut the second

piece of ribbon into equal parts. Nine parts of the first piece are

equal in length to 3 parts of the second piece. Into how many parts

did she cut the second piece of ribbon?

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**MathMate**, Friday, August 31, 2012 at 11:10am
"Nine parts of the first piece are

equal in length to 3 parts of the second piece. "

means that each part of the second ribbon is three times as long as each part of the first, which also means that the number of parts of the second ribbon is one-third of the number of parts of the first.

I'll let you take it from here.

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 5:14pm
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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:26pm
1/3*15=5

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