Posted by **Evelyn** on Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:21pm.

How many 2(1/2) foot-long shelves can be cut from a wooden board 9 feet long? how much wood will be left over?

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**Damon**, Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:27pm
9/2.5 = 3.6

so

3 whole shelves

plus 0.6 ft left over

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:27pm
9/2.5 = 3.6

Three pieces can be cut with 1.5 feet left over.

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**Damon**, Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:31pm
Use Ms Sue's answer for left over (.6*2.5 = 1.5 ft)

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