Posted by **deb** on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 7:24pm.

MULTIPLICATION OF WHOLE NUMBERS BY FRACTIONS:

TO FIND 3/4 OF 12...

A. 1/4 OF 12 IS ?

B. 3/4 IS 3 TIMES AS MUCH AS ?

C. 3X3= ? SO 3/4 OF 12 IS?

MY DAUGHTER WROTE HER ANSWERS, BUT I WANT TO BE SURE THEY ARE CORRECT. THANKS.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 7:27pm
Your daughter's thinking is correct.

But you didn't state her answer.

What is 3/4 of 12?

Also -- please don't use all capital letters. It's considered to be shouting by internet etiquette.

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**deb**, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 7:42pm
Oh I'm sorry, just trying to be quick.

Her answers are as follows:

A. 3

B. 9/16

C. 9 and 3

Thank you.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 8:00pm
A is correct.

B. 3/4 is three times as much as 1/4

C. 3/4 of 12 = 9

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**rissy**, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 8:12pm
can you explain b and c

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 8:41pm
B. 3/4 IS 3 TIMES AS MUCH AS ?

Since the first question asks about 1/4, it seems logical that the second question is asking what 3 times 1/4 is.

C. 3X3= ? SO 3/4 OF 12 IS?

3 * 3 = 9

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