# Math

How many pieces of carpet can be cut from the roll if each piece is to be 2/5 meter long?

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1. depends on the length of the roll, which you did not state
Whatever it is, divide it by 2/5 m

e.g. suppose it is 30 m long
number of pieces
= 30/(2/5)
= 30(5/2)
= 75 pieces

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2. A roll of carpet is three meter long. How many pieces of carpet can be cut into the role if each piece is to be 3/4 meter long ?

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