12 pieces each 13 3/8 inches long need to be cut from a board 16 feet long. How much is left after the 12 pieces are cut? ______ inches

I got 31 and was wondering if i was right?

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asked by Mike
  1. Well, 16 feet = 192 inches.

    13_3/8 x 12 = 160_1/2 inches.

    192 inches - 160_1/2 inches = 31_1/2 inches.

    You can also write it as 31.5 inches.

    You forgot the 1/2.

    Other than that, good job!

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  2. I had that to just forgot to write down the 1/2. Thank you

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