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    Bugsy has a piece of wood 9 feet 8 inches long. He wishes to cut it into 4 equal lengths. How far from the edge should he make the first cut?

    Bugsy has a piece of wood 9 feet 8 inches long. He wishes to cut it into 4 equal lengths. How far from the edge should he make the first cut?

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    One foot = 12 inches
    9 feet = 12 x 9 or 108 inches

    108 + 8 = 116 inches
    116/4 = 29
    Make the first cut 29 inches from either edge.  29 x 4 = 116

    2 feet 45cm



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