# Sarah is cutting ribbons for a pep rally. The length of each ribbon needs to be 3.68 inches. If she needs 1,000 ribbons what is the length of ribbon Sarah needs?

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Jan 8, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

When working out word problems, first decide on what operation(s) you need to do.

Each of 1,000 ribbons needs to be

The total length of ribbon required will be a multiplication.

However, this is not practical, inches is too small a unit, so convert to a larger one.

Again this is not practical. Convert to a larger unit, yards:

We could have done one calculation: