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.Solve the problem. A yardstick measures 0.5 by 2 by 36 inches. How many yardsticks will fit in a box 3 inches wide and 36 inches high, if the length of the box is 14 inches?

2. Gerard wants to replace his from door with a solid wood door. The solid wood door will be shaped like a rectangular solid and will measure 78 1/2 inches long and 45 2/3 inches wide; and will be 1 1/8 inch thick. How many cubic inches of wood will be needed for the door? Give solution exactly as a mixed number. Include correct units with your answer.

3. Solve the problem. Tim has \$582 saved. He is planning to save \$165 every month so that he can have enough money for a new set of golf clubs. The golf clubs cost \$1584, including tax. How many months will he need to save to be able to buy the golf clubs? Show step by step work and include units in your answer.

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1. Solve the problem. A yardstick measures 0.5 by 2 by 36 inches. How many yardsticks will fit in a box 3 inches wide and 36 inches high, if the length of the box is 14 inches?
Solution: The volume of the box is the product of the length, breadth and height.
So, volume of the box is 3 x 36 x 14 =1512 cubic inches.
The volume of each yardstick is the product of its length, breadth and height.
So, volume of the yardstick is ...

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