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you need 5 foot long board into pieces that are 3/4 of a foot long. How many pieces can we cut? what length of the board will be left?

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    5 / (3/4)

    5 * (4/3) = 20/3 = 6 2/3

    You can cut 6 pieces.

    To find how much is left over, multiply 3/4 by 2/3.

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    6 and 2/3 pieces

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