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Sara cut off 1/8 of a 48-inch piece of ribbon. Jane cut off 1/9 of a 36-inch piece of ribbon. They compared their cut pieces. Whose piece is longer? How much longer? 

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Sara cut biggert part, and her ribbon was longer. [latex]\frac{1}{8} * 48= \frac{48}{8} =6 \\\frac{1}{9} * 36= \frac{9}{36} =4 \\6>4 \\6-4=2[/latex] Sara's piece was longer by 2 inches.

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