Posted by **Nick** on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 12:27pm.

Three neighbors are sharing a rectangular strip of land fir a garden. They divide the land into 24 equal-sized pieces. What fraction of the land does each person get if they share it equally? Write the answer in more than one way

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**drwls**, Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 4:34pm
If there are 24 equal-sized pieces, each gets 1/3 of them, which is 8 pieces. You can do the cutting up into 24 pieces in different ways.

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**Anonymous**, Monday, October 31, 2011 at 3:55pm
1/3=4/12

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**sunny**, Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:00pm
-If you take 24 divided by three it would equal up to eight.

-Then if you multiply eight times three it would equal up to 24.

-Finally if you take 8 and put it on top of 24 it would make a fraction.

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**sunny**, Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:03pm
Each person would get 8 pieces of land.

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**veronica**, Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:57pm
I do not nooo help me plese

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