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The longest banana split ever made was 4mi 686yd long. How many feet is that? However, a 4.55 mile banana split was made in Selinsgrove, PA., in 1988. Which is longer? (Hint: 0.55 miles is 0.55 x 5280 ft.)

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    How many feet are in a mile?

    How many feet are in yard?

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    IN one mile there are 5280 ft.
    In a yard there is 3 feet

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    Right.

    4 * 5,280 = ?
    686/3 = ?

    Add those two answers to find out the length of the first banana split.

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    4 mi + 686 yd = 4*5280 + 686*3 feet
    4.55 mi = 4.55 * 5280 ft

    do the math and compare.

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