# Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Multiplication and Division of Fractions - Exercise - Page 50: 88

18 lengths

#### Work Step by Step

Given the trunk of the tree harvested for firewood is 27 ft and the farmer plans to cut it into 1$\frac{1}{2}$ft lengths before splitting We need to find the number of lengths to be cut from it = 27 $\div$ 1$\frac{1}{2}$ ft = 27 $\div$ $\frac{3}{2}$ ft =27 x $\frac{2}{3}$ = 18 lengths

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