Word Problem Wednesday: Fairies!

By | Added May 25, 2016

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On this Word Problem Wednesday, we're celebrating a mythical creature that's captured our imaginations and stolen our hearts! Solve our fairy-themed word problem below; we'll update with the answer tomorrow.

A fairy has a wingspan of 17 centimeters. That’s the length of both wings completely outstretched. If 5 fairies line up wingtip-to-wingtip, how long would the line of fairies be?