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Emory is mounting 3 shelves of 12 3/4 in apart on a wall. If each board is 3/4 in. thick, what is the total vertical space occupied by the set of shelves?

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    3 * (3/4) = 9/4 = 2 1/4

    2 * 12 3/4) = 24 6/4 = 25 2/4

    24 2/4 + 2 1/4 = 26 3/4 inches

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    Ooops -- typo!

    25 2/4 + 2 1/4 = 27 3/4 inches

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    thank you miss sue

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    You're welcome, Lori.

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