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If I have a piece of wood that is 7 1/4 feet long and I cut off 4 feet 8 1/2 inches how much is remaining?
I think it's 2 feet 5 3/4 inches. Right?

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  1. I get 2 feet, 6 1/2 inches

    7 1/4 feet = 7 feet, 3 in. = 6 feet, 15 in. = 6 ft 14 2/2 in

    . 6 ft 14 2/2 in.
    - 4 ft. 8 1/2 in.
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    . 2 ft. 6 1/2 in.

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