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a string of length 9/10 is cut into 6 equal pieces. What is the length of 2 of the pieces

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  1. each piece is (9/10)/6 = 9/10 * 1/6 = 9/60 = 3/20
    so, 2 pieces have length 2 * 3/20 = 6/20 = 3/10

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  2. Convert 9/10 to a decimal, 0.9! Then divide! 0.9 divided by 6 = 0.15! So the length of 2 of the species is 0.30! Then, covert 0.30 into a fraction! 0.30 = 3/10! Answer: 3/10

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