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A turtle crawls up a 12 foot hill after a heavy rainstorm. The turtle crawls 4 feet, but when it stops to rest, it slides back 1 1/2 feet. How many tries does the turtle make before it makes it up the hill?

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The turtle gains 2 1/2 feet each try.

2 tries = 5 feet
4 tries = 10 feet

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4.8

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4 1/2 tries

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