Juan plans to build a bookcase to store his paperback books, DVDs, and CDs. He has lumber that he will use for the sides and back of the bookcase. The bookcase will have five shelves, and each shelf will be 2 1/2 feet.

DVD cases are 9 16 inch wide.
a. If Juan has 60 DVDs, how many of them will fit on one shelf?
b. How wide would a DVD case have to be in order for 60 of them to fit on one shelf? Give the answer in feet.

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posted by Ms. Sue
2. I now count 11 "Juan and his bookcase" questions.

I don't think Juan will ever get it build.

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