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At the regional swim meet the swimmer with the fastest time finished in 2 5/6 minutes. The last place finisher has a time of 4 2/3 minutes. What was the difference in minutes between the first and last place?
A.2 1/6
B.1 5/6
C.2 1/5
D.1 1/6
B?

Farmer Brown has a farm of 75 acres. He planted 5 2/3 acres in corn and 4 7/8 acres in wheat. He used the rest as grazing land. Which expression can be used to find how much more land was planted corn than in wheat?
A.75-(5 2/3+4 7/8)
B.5 2/3+4 7/8
C.75+ 5 2/3+ 4 7/8
D?

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    Your first answer is right.

    What is D in the second question?

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    5 2/3- 4 7/8

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    Right.

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    Tara's distance relay team won the area competition by running a total of 44 3/4 miles. If Janet ran 15.5 miles and Bri ran 16 miles how many miles did Tara run>
    A.44.5
    B.28 3/4
    C.47.75
    D.13 1/4
    C?

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    No. Read the problem again.

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    A?

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    But when I divide 179 into 4 I get 44.75

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    You don't divide.

    how many miles did Tara run?

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    Am I suppose to turn 44 3/4 into a decimal?

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    You can. It's easier working with decimals than with fractions.

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    D?

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    Wait I got it thank you

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    Yes, D is correct.

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