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?
He took 5 breaks
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.
This shows that if you can draw one a quick sketch pays off in the end.
The count of breaks is
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