COLLEGE ALGEBRA

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a board is 15 5/8 in. long . If it must be divided into three pieces of equal length , how long must each piece be ?

  • COLLEGE ALGEBRA -

    (15 5/8)/3 = 15/3 + (5/8)/3 = 5 5/24

    or,

    15 5/8 = 125/8
    divide by 3
    125/24 = 5 5/24

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