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Mary bought a roll of ribbon.After using 5/8 of the ribbon to decorate some packages,she had 15ft of the ribbon left.How many feet of ribbon did she buy?

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8/8 - 5/8 = 3/8 Left.

3x/8 = 15,
3x = 120,
X = 40 Ft.

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