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    Exclamation not good with fractions

    I dont need the answer , I just need to know how to work this problem

    7/8m long is to be cut into 14 pieces of the same length. how would I write this out. WITHOUT THE ANSWER PLEASE
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    Lightbulb division

    If you mean \frac{7}{8}meters cut into 14 peices:

    you would write \frac{\frac{7}{8}}{14}meters

    which is equivalent to \frac{7}{8*14}meters
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    this is the answer that I have come up with....1/8 yard
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    I get 0.0625 meters
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