Posted by **Bart** on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 8:28pm.

I was thinking that I have to multiply but that doesn't make sense. However, I am terrible at story problems.

A child's dose of medicine is 1/6 of a pre-measured dose cup. If the bottle of a medicine is the size of 9 doses, how many children's doses are there in the bottle?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 8:39pm
You're right. Multiply: 9 * 6

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**Bart**, Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 9:24pm
thank you. I actually was thinking I needed to multiply and then divide but I should divide first, which would inclue inverting the 1/6 into 6/1. Duh.

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 9:37pm
My thought processes were simpler.

We get 6 child's doses in one pre-measured cup.

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