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I'm in 4th grade this is my problem samantha has 14 yards of ribbon.she wraps 12 presents and uses 5/6 yard of ribbon to decorate each present.the total amount of ribbon she used is modeled in the diagram below

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  1. Ok, number 1, how would u solve it? What did u come up with?

    Number 2, Jiskha cannot post pics so we cannot see ur diagram.
    Sry for the inconvinience...

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  2. (5/6) * 12 = 10 yards used for the 12 presents
    she has 14 - 10 = 4 yards left over

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  3. Stacia buys 6 yards of ribbon to make a costume.she has 2 feet of ribbon left over.how many feet of ribbon did Stacia use to make the costume?

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  4. i would solve it by using information.i came up with 10.

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  5. 4ft

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  6. Answer: 16 feet

    6 yards equals 18 feet
    2 feet is 24 inches
    18-2=16

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