# math

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if you have 6yds of ribbon, want to cut into 1/2 foot pieces, how many pieces can she cut?

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1 yard = 3 feet
6 yards = 18 feet

18 / (1/2)
18 * (2/1) = 36 pieces

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8ft ribbon cost \$4.80. The ribbon was cut in pieces of 16 in. What is the cost of each piece?

\$0.80

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