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A carpenter cut pieces from a 12 foot long board that were 4 3/4 feet long and 3 1/2 feet long. What is the length of the remaining part if the board?

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  1. 12 - (4.75 + 3/5) = ?

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  2. Is this correct?

    49.8

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  3. Good heavens! How did you do that? You only started with a 12-foot board.

    Please note my typo correction. It should be 3.5, not 3/5.

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  4. Lol... Sorry is this better?

    3.75

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  5. Yes, 3.75 = 3 3/4 feet left.

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  6. Thanks Ms. Sue

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  7. You're welcome, Amy.

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