# Math

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A new section of freeway will be 8 1/2 mi long. During the first month of construction, 2 7/10 mi were built. During the second month, 3 3/5 mi were built. How many more miles were left to build?

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A DVD case is 9/16 in. Thick. How many of these cases will fit on a shelf that is 1 1/2 ft wide?

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Change everything to inches and then divide the shelf width by 9/16

Remember when dividing fractions you multiply the the reciprocal.

You will multiply the shelf by 16/9

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