# A machine can produce 27 inches of ribbon every 3 minutes. How many feet of ribbon can the machine make in one hour?

May 23, 2017

The machine will make 45 ft of ribbon in one hour.

#### Explanation:

There are 60 minutes in 1 hour.
Therefore 20 x 3 mins in 1 hour.
Therefore 20 x 27 inches in 1 hour is 540 inches in 1 hour.

Convert inches to feet:

540 inches x $\frac{1}{12}$= 45 ft