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Sally has three pieces of material. The first piece is 1 yd. 2 ft. 6 in. long, the second piece is 2 yd. 1 ft. 5 in long, and the third piece is 4 yd. 2ft. 8in long. How much material does Sally have? A. 7 yd. 1 ft. 8 in. B. 8 yd. 4 ft. 4 in. C. 8 yd. 11 in. D. 9 yd. 7 in. E. 10 yd.

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ItssHannahh

The answer is D. 9 yd. 7 in.  Let's sum all up: 1yd 2ft 6in + 2yd 1ft 5in + 4yd 2ft 8in Sum inches: 6 + 5 + 8 = 19 in 12 in = 1 ft 19 in = 1ft 7in Sum feet: 2 + 1 + 2 + 1(from inches) = 6 ft 3ft = 1yd 6ft = 2y Sum yards: 1 + 2 + 4 + 2(from feet) = 9 yd

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