Posted by DEBBIE on Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 1:40am.
a cook has 2 3/4 hours to bake muffins. each batch of muffins takes 1/2 hour to bake. how many batches can she bake?
Trying to work fraction problems but need help.

MATH  Marth, Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 9:39am
Start by converting 2 3/4 to an improper fraction. (3+2*4)/4 = 11/4
Divide 11/4 by 1/2. (11/4)/(1/2) = (11/4)*(2/1) = 11/2.
Convert back to a mixed number. 11/2 = 5 1/2.
The cook cannot bake half a batch of muffins. Round down to 5 batches.