Posted by **MEL** on Monday, January 25, 2010 at 5:43pm.

Tara says that 1/2 of a salad is always the same amount. Lynn says that it could be different amounts, depending on how large the salad is. Who is correct? Why?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, January 25, 2010 at 5:45pm
What do you think?

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**mb**, Monday, January 25, 2010 at 5:50pm
lynn is correct... Use logic.....For example use number 10 and 20..... 1/2 of 10= 5 1/2 of 20 =10.....You take 1/2 of each number but rsult is not the same

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**Gillian**, Monday, February 8, 2010 at 4:53pm
Well technically both girls are right

Lynn is right when it comes to portions sizes of different halves. But Tara is right when it comes to just half because a half is a half no matter what.

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**YURI**, Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 7:07pm
LYNN IS RIGHT.

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**Student of a teacher**, Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 8:48pm
dont answer this because this question is in a mathbook

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**lil**, Monday, January 27, 2014 at 7:08pm
lynn is right

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