# Rafi had a board that was 15 1/2 ft long. He cut three pieces off the board that are each 3 7/8 ft long. How much of the board is left?

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Feb 23, 2018

The simplest way to solve this is to set up an equation that includes all parts of the problem.

The best equation would look like this:

And

All we do from here is to solve.

Simplify and get: