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Jodi is cutting out pieces of paper that measure 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches from a larger sheet of paper that has an area of 1,000 square inches.

1)What is the area of each piece of paper that Jodi is cutting out?

2)What is the greatest possible number of pieces of paper that Jodi can cut out of the larger sheet?
THANK YOU!

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  1. 1. area of each piece = 8.5(11) = 93.5 inches^2

    2. no definite answer since we don't know the dimensions of the larger piece.
    e.g. it could be 20 by 50, or 25 by 40 , or 16 by 62.5, or .....

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  2. This was so helpful...
    Lol I'm in sixth grade so it really was.

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  3. Didn’t help at all

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  4. Still don't get it ugh

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  5. according to my calculations this was a waste of time....

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  6. Wrong

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  7. not helpful

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  8. Romaisa Judy’s cutting in a piece of paper that measures 8 1/2” x 11” from a larger sheet of paper that has an area of 1000 in.² what is the greatest possible number of pieces of paper that Jody can put out of the large sheet

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  9. This did nothing

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  10. This was not helpful at all

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  11. not helpful

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