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Carl has three lengths of cable, _ 5 /6 yard long, _ 1 /4 yard, and _ 2 /3 yard long.

If Carl uses the two shortest pieces, how much more cable would he ...

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Carl has three lengths of cable, _ 5 /6 yard long, _ 1 /4 yard, and _ 2 /3 yard long.

If Carl uses the two shortest pieces, how much more cable would he need?

Answer

He would need 1/12 more because 1/4 = 3/12 and 2/3 = 8/12 + 3/12 = 1/12 and 1/4 and 2/3 are the smallest pieces.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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