# A stick with 9 ft. long is cut into three equal pieces. each smaller piece is the split into four equal parts. the measure of each smaller piece is?

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(9/3) ÷ (4) ⇒ (9/3) × (1/4) = 9/12

9/12 = 3/4 (lowest term)

Check:

9 ÷ 3 = 3

3 x 4 = 12

There are 12 smaller pieces

12 × (3/4 ft) = 36/4 or 9 ft.