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The average length of the eight words Betty was asked to spell was 9 letters. The first seven words had the following lengths: 8 letters, 9 letters, 6 letters, 10 letters, 7 letters, 9 letters, and 11 letters. What was the length of the eighth word?

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  1. 9 * 8 = ?

    Add the number of letters in the first seven words. Subtract that sum from the product above.

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