Electric wire

William has a piece of wire that measures 1 yard long. He will use wire to fix several electrical outlets in his house. How many inches long is the wire? Solve this problem using bar diagrams.

Correct answer:

x =  36 in

Step-by-step explanation:

a=1 yd  x=36 a=36 1=36 in



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