6th grade math
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how many 3 3/4 inch wires can be cut from a spool of wire that is 100 inches long will there be any wire left over? if so how much?

3 3/4 = 15/4.
Wires=100in/(15/4) = 100 * 4/15 = 26 2/3
2/3 * 3 3/4 = 2/3 * 15/4 = 2.5 Inches left over.
So we have 263 3/4 inch wires with 2.5
inches left over.
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