# math 156

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jack has a cable that is 22.4 ft. long. He wants to cut it into pieces that are 38.4 inches long? how many 38.4 inch pieces will he get from the cable?

is it 16 pieces?

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Let's see --

22.4 * 12 = 268.8 inches

16 * 38.4 = 614.4 inches

Nope. He sure won't get 16 pieces.

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ok I see that so it would be 7 pieces, right?

• math 156 -

Right.

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