# Math

Mario painted 5 2/3 yards of railing. If this is only 3/8 of the length of the railing how long is the railing?

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1. (3/8)x = 5 2/3

x = (17/3) / (3/8)

x = (17/3) * (8/3)

x = 136/9

x = 15 1/9 yards

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