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2.-The longest one-word name of any place in America is Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchubunagungamaugg.This name for a lake near webster, Massachusetts, is 45 letters long. It is a Native American name that means "You fish on you side, I'll fish on mine, and no one fishes in the middle." Use this word to answer the problems below.

a.- What fraction of the word is made up of the letter g?---------=---------

b.- What fraction of the word is made up of the letter a?---------=----------

c.- What fraction of the word is made up of the letter c?---------=---------

3.-In the space above, write the decimal equivalents for the fraction in Problem 2.

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  1. a. I count 13 g's.
    13/45 = 0.288888

    What answers to do you get for the other letters?

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  2. b.I count 9 a's
    9/45=0.2

    c. I count 3 c's
    3/45=0.066

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  3. 15/45

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  4. 1/3 - 1/4
    = 4/12 - 3/12
    = 1/12
    = 0.083333333333

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  5. is 1/3 - 1/4 mixed numbers

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