Math
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cheryl, rita and four of their friends go to a movie and share equally a 48ounce bag of popcorn and three 48inch licorice laces. Find the fraction of popcorn each gets and the fraction of licorice each gets.text

Take 1/6 of 48 ounces and 1/6 of 3x48 inches of the licorice sticks. That would be half a licorice stick each.

I do not know the answer that why I am asking you.

three neighbor are sharing a rectangular strop of land for a garden. They divide the land into 24 equal pieces. They each get the same amount of land. write a ratio comparing the number of pieces land to the number of people, then show how to find the amount of land per neighbor using a proportion.