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4 people share 7 feet of ribbon equally. How much will each get.(write a division expression that matches the situation). I said (7 divided by 4), my sister disagreed . She says it is 4 divided by 7

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    Show your sister your work and your answer. That should prove that you're right. Her answer would mean that each person would only get 4/7 of a foot of ribbon.

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