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Rectangular cards,2 inches by 3 inches,are cut from a rectangular sheet 2 feet by 3 feet.What is the greatest number of cards that can be cut from the sheet?

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144

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Process:

2in * 3in = 6in^2

24in * 36in = 864in^2

864/6 = 144

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