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TWO PARTS:
1)Derrick's garden is 18 1/2 feet long. He plants bulbs 3/8 of a foot apart. How many bulbs can Derrick plant in one row?
2)Derrick plants three rows of bulbs that cost $0.79 each. How much does he spend on bulbs?
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  1. 18.5 / (3/8) = 49 1/3
    so 49 because it is hard to plant 1/3 bulb

    3 * 49 = 147

    147 * 0.79 = 116.13 before tax :)

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  2. This doesn't help me.

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  3. Thank you it helped me a lot. It really makes sense now that I saw this.

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