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# A road crew spread 1 1/3 tons of gravel evenly over 8 feet of road.how many tons of gravel did they spread on each foot of road?

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$\bf 1\frac{1}{3}\div 8\implies \cfrac{1\frac{1}{3}}{8}\implies \cfrac{\frac{1\cdot 3+1}{3}}{\frac{8}{1}}\implies \cfrac{\frac{4}{3}}{\frac{8}{1}}\implies \cfrac{4}{3}\cdot \cfrac{1}{8}\implies \cfrac{4}{24}\implies \cfrac{1}{6}$