# Jimmy walked one 3/4 miles to school if you took a break every 1/8 of a mile how many breaks did he take?

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He took 5 breaks

#### Explanation:

If a break was taken every

As Ez as pi correctly pointed out. The end point is not a break but a stop so is has to be removed from the count.

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The count of breaks is

#### Explanation:

The question is not clear -whether Jimmy walked

Let's consider both...

He rests every

However, after the last

He therefore he takes 5 breaks on the way to school.

The same applies if the distance is

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