Posted by Blake on Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 10:34pm.
Mr. Rivera opened a package of 150 drinking cups for his restaurant. During the day, 97 cups were used. What fraction of the package of cups was used? Express the result using a simple, convenient fraction that is close in value to the exact answer.
A) 2/3
B) 3/5
C) 1/2
D) 3/4

Math  Ms. Sue, Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 10:43pm
Since 97 is close to 100, let's use this fraction:
100/150 = ?

Math  Blake, Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 10:47pm
2/3

Math  Ms. Sue, Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 10:48pm
Right!

Math  Blake, Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 10:49pm
Cool! Thank's for the help!!!

Math  Ms. Sue, Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 10:50pm
You're very welcome, Blake.
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