Q: A strip of wood 78 inches long is to be cut into pieces 3 3/4 inches long. How many pieces can be cut?
A. 12
B. 21
C. 20
D. 26

A: A strip of wood 78 inches long is to be cut into pieces 3 3/4 inches long. How many pieces can be cut? 78 ÷ 3 3/4 = 78 ÷ 15/4 = 78 * 4/15 = 20.8 Therefore, 20 pieces can be cut.

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A strip of wood 78 inches long is to be cut into pieces 3 3/4 inches long. How many pieces can be cut?

78 ÷ 3 3/4 = 78 ÷ 15/4 = 78 * 4/15 = 20.8

Therefore, 20 pieces can be cut.

78 ÷ 3 3/4 = 78 ÷ 15/4 = 78 * 4/15 = 20.8

Therefore, 20 pieces can be cut.

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