Jim uses ribbon for bookmarks. Jim has 9 feet of ribbon. He uses 1/3 foot of ribbon to make each bookmark. What is the total number of ribbons Jim can make from
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Jim uses ribbon for bookmarks. Jim has 9 feet of ribbon. He uses 1/3 foot of ribbon to make each bookmark. What is the total number of ribbons Jim can make from 9 feet of ribbon?
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1. User Answers tknaub
there is 12 inches in a foot. 1/3 of a foot would be 4 inchestake 9 x 12 (Inches in a foot) = 108 and divide by four
the answer is 27. so he can get 27 ribbons out of 9 ft. of ribbon

2. User Answers Anonym
Answer with explanation:
Total Length of Ribbon = 9 feet
Length of Ribbon used to make bookmark [tex]=\frac{1}{3}[/tex]foot
Total number of ribbons Jim can make from 9 feet of ribbon
[tex]=\frac{\text{Total Length of Ribbon}}{\text{Length of ribbon used to make bookmark}}\\\\=\frac{9}{\frac{1}{3}}\\\\=9 \times 3=27[/tex]
=27 Ribbons