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Rachel cut a length of rope 4 1/3 meters into two pieces. The length of one piece of rope is 2 1/2 meters. What is the length of the second piece of rope.

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    4 1/3 = 4 2/6 = 3 8/6
    2 1/2 = 2 3/6

    Subtract the whole numbers and the numerators.

    3 8/6 - 2 3/6 = ?

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    1 5/6 is the anwwer

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    Right.

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    Thanks

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    You're welcome.

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