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Ms. Gutierrez needs to order rope for her gym class of 32 students. Each student will receive a piece of rope that is 5 feet 8 inches long. What is the total length of rope Ms. Gutierrez needs to order for her class?

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    8 inches = 8/12 = 2/3 foot
    so we need

    5 2/3 * 32 feet

    17/3 * 32 = 544/3 = 181 1/3 feet

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    185.6

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    160 feet 8 inches

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