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Measure lengths to nearest 1/4 unit


What is the height of the basketball equipment?
A basketball goal is measured against a ruler. The ruler extends from 0 to 5 yards. Each yard is labeled and the space between each yard is divided into 4 equal sections by 3 evenly spaced unlabeled tick marks. The basketball goal measures to the third unlabeled tick mark after 3.
  • Your answer should be
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3/5
  • a mixed number, like 1 3/4