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Fitting Through a Doorway

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Two remodelers are attempting to carry a thin, rectangular sheet of plywood measuring $10$ feet by $7$ feet $8$ inches, through a doorway with dimensions $ 7 $ feet by $ 3\cfrac { 1 }{ 2 } $ feet.

Which of the following best explains the result of their attempt?

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A

They will make it through the doorway with about $2$ inches of clearance.

B

They will fail to make it through the doorway by about $2$ inches.

C

They will make it through the doorway with about $6$ inches of clearance.

D

They will fail to make it through the doorway by about $8$ inches.