# Mariposa needs a number of 0.3125-inch strips of wood for a model she is building. How many of these strips can she get from a 5.625-inch wooden board?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 13, 2016

18 strips

#### Explanation:

Divide 5.625 ( 5 5/8) by .3125

This changes the decimals to whole numbers.

Then divide it results into 18