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Zen wants to fill a window box with soil. The length of the window box is 5 feet, width is 6 inches, and height is 9 inches. Each bag of soil contains 0.625 cubic foot of soil. How many bags of soil will Zen need to fill the window box completely? [1 foot = 12 inches] ---------------------------------

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natedog4

Hello, Volume of the window box=5*1/2*3/4=15/8 (ft^3) Volume of the bag=0.625= 5/8 (ft^3) Number of bags of soil= (15/8)/(5/8)=15/8* 8/5=3 .

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