Posted by **Addison** on Monday, April 12, 2010 at 6:48pm.

If you had 5 pieces of licorice to share equally among 7 people, how much licorice would each person get? Show a diagram of how you would cut the licorice for each person?

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**pem**, Monday, April 12, 2010 at 6:54pm
5/7= .71 draw five pies....each person will receive a little bit over 1/2 of a whole pie

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 12, 2010 at 6:54pm
5/7

Draw the 5 pieces of licorice. Divide each piece into sevenths. That will give you 35 pieces. How many pieces will each person get?

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