Dividing 12-foot Boards
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|NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project|
|Lewis needs 1,500 boards to build a small rocket. Each board must be 3 feet long. If boards are sold in 12 foot lengths, how many boards must Lewis buy and cut into 3 foot pieces to get the 1,500 he needs? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.|
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