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Sarah was cutting fabric for a quilt. She cut a strip of fabric that was 19 1/8 inches long into 5 equal pieces. When she was finished cutting Sarah had a piece that was 2 1/4 inches long. How long was each piece that she cut for the quilt?

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    (19.125 - 2.25) / 5 = 3.375 = 3 3/8 inches

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    Sarah was cutting fabric for a quilt. She cut a strip of fabric that was inches long into 5 equal pieces. When she was finished cutting, Sarah had a piece that was inches long. How long was each piece that she cut for the quilt

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