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For school, Joey wants to make spirit ribbons that are each 6 3/4 inches in length. He has a piece of ribbon that is 97 inches in length. What is the greatest number of spirit ribbons Joey can make from the piece of ribbon?

Naomi has been contracted to put decorative lights on the outside edges of a building. She knows that each string of lights she will use has a length of 47 feet. If the outside edges of the building total 1350 feet, what is the least number of strings of light Naomi will need?


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    97 / (6 3/4) = 14.37

    1350 / 47 = 28.72

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