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On Monday, it snowed a total of 15 inches.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, it snowed in additional 4 1/2 inches and 6 3/4 inches respectively. A weather forecaster says that over the last three days, it snowed over 2 1/2 Feet. Is this a valid claim? Justify you answer.

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15 + 4 1/2 + 6 3/4 = 26 1/4 inches

2 ft = 24 inches

2 1/2 feet = 30 inches

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56 1/4

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