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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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    posted by Reiny
  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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