# pre-algebra

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mr conner's students made kites in science class. he brought a 500-yd bolt of twine to tie to the kites. if he wants to give each student a piece of twine 331/3 yards long. what is the maximum number of pieces of twine mr. conner will be able to make from the bolt of twine?

• pre-algebra -

Divide the total length of 500 yards by the length of each piece (33-1/3 yards).

X = 500 / 33-1/3
X = 15

• pre-algebra -

15

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