Ms. Kraus buys 40 feet of wool to use for scarves. How many scarves of 3 feet 4 inches each in length can she cut from this material, assuming each scarf is as wide as the original piece of fabric?

12

Explanation

\(40 \mathrm{ft.}=40 \times 12=480 \mathrm{in.}\)
\(3 \text { ft. } 4 \text { in. }=3(12)+4=36+4=40 \text { in. } 480 \div 40=12 \text { scarves. }\)

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