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a ribbon is 3 2/3 yards long. Mae needs to cut the ribbon into pieces that are 2/3 yard long. I try 3 2/3 divided by 2/3 so the answer I get is 5 1/2. but when I used the model section I get 5 1/3. Please help me I am so confused.

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asked by rocio
  1. (11/3) / (2/3)

    (11/3) * (3/2) = 33/6 = 5 3/6 = 5 1/2

    She'll get 5 pieces.

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