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# Wendy has 5 1/3 feet of ribbon.

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Wendy has 5 1/3 feet of ribbon.

Part A: How many 2/3 foot pieces can Wendy cut from the 5 1/3 feet of ribbon? Show your work. (5 points)

Part B: Using the information in Part A, interpret the meaning of the quotient in terms of the two fractions given. (5 points)

Sep 6, 2022

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Part A - 5 1/3 = 16/3

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$$\frac{16/3}{2/3} = 16/3*3/2 = 8$$

Now using this, find the answer to Part B!

Sep 6, 2022
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16/3? wouldnt 51/3 simplify to 17/3?

Guest Sep 6, 2022
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It is NOT 51/3 but 5 + 1/3 ==16/3 !!

Guest Sep 6, 2022
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oh okay. thank you.

Guest Sep 12, 2022
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My pleasure

NJColonial6  Sep 12, 2022