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If i have a piece of pipe that is half a yard long and it's divided into 5 pieces what is the length of each piece in yards?

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Ms. Sue
0.5 / 5 = 0.1 yard long
or
(1/2) / 5
(1/2) * (1/5) = 1/10
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