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Three boxes are stacked one on top of the other. One box is 2 feet 8 inches tall, one is 4 feet 7 inches tall, and one is 3 feet 11 inches tall. How high is the stack?
Write your answer in feet and inches. Use a number less than
12 for inches.

Please explain

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  1. And your answer is?

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  2. 9 feet 26 inches

    now I'm trying to figure out the next step. I know 12 inches 1 foot

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  3. 26 / 12 = 2 feet, 2 inches

    9 ft, 26 inches = 11 feet, 2 inches

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