# SOLUTION: A painting is 2 1/2 feet tall. To hang it properly, a wire must be attached exactly 1/3 of the way down from the top. How many inches from the top should be wire attached?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 498937: A painting is 2 1/2 feet tall. To hang it properly, a wire must be attached exactly 1/3 of the way down from the top. How many inches from the top should be wire attached?Answer by rfer(12662)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!2 1/2 ft =30 inches 30*1/3=30/3=10 inches