MATH SOLVE

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# Nigel has 3 rolls of ribbon. Each roll has 8 3/4 feet of ribbon. It takes 1 3/4 feet of ribbon to make one bow. What is the total number of bows that Nigel can make using these 3 rolls of ribbon

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Answer: 15 bowsStep-by-step explanation:A roll of ribbon has 8 3/4 feet of ribbonto make a bow, you use 1 3/4 feet of ribbonfirst convert to decimal= 8 3/4 = 8.75=1 3/4 = 1.75to get the number of bows to make from Β 3 rolls of ribbon, = if one bow = 1.75 ribbonand one roll of ribbon has 8.75 feet of ribbonthen 3 rolls will have 3* 8.75 = 26.25 feettherefore 26.65 feet of ribbon will make=26.65/1.7=15=15 bows