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Tom used 5/8 yard of ribbon to tie weights on the tail of his kite. He cut the length of ribbon in equal pieces that were 1/12 yard long. How many pieces, each 1/12 yard long did Tom cut from the 5/8 yard ribbon?

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1. (1/12)x = 5/8

2/24x = 15/24

2x = 15

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