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 March 18th, 2019, 06:15 AM #1 Newbie   Joined: Mar 2019 From: Hyderabad Posts: 7 Thanks: 0 How many pieces of string, each 2 3/4m long, can be cut from a string 16 1/2m long? How many pieces of string, each 2 3/4m long, can be cut from a string 16 1/2m long?
March 18th, 2019, 06:29 AM   #2
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 Originally Posted by zahid0987 How many pieces of string, each 2 3/4m long, can be cut from a string 16 1/2m long?
$\displaystyle 16 \frac{1}{2} \div 2 \frac{3}{4} = \frac{33}{2} \div \frac{11}{4} = \frac{33}{2} \times \frac{4}{11} =?$

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 March 18th, 2019, 06:39 AM #3 Newbie   Joined: Mar 2019 From: Hyderabad Posts: 7 Thanks: 0 Thanks sir 6/1 or only 6 Is it correct or not?
 March 18th, 2019, 07:21 AM #4 Math Team     Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 3,044 Thanks: 1627 correct Thanks from zahid0987
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