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need a answer mary hD 9 yards of ribbon to make bows for each of her 12 dolls. if mary wanted all the ribbons to be the same length , how long would each ribbon be

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Steve
just divide 9 into 12 equal parts, each 9/12 of a yard, or 27 inches
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