# Sarah bought a 55-yard bolt of ribbon. lf she wants to cut pieces that are 1 1/3-yard long, what is the maximum number of ribbons she can cut from the bolt?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 24, 2018

41

#### Explanation:

Divide 55 by 1 1/3

multiply both the top and bottom by 3/4 to simplify

This gives

The greatest number of pieces is 41