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?
6th grade math - 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
6th grade math - Ms. Sue, Monday, April 12, 2010 at 6:54pm
Draw the 5 pieces of licorice. Divide each piece into sevenths. That will give you 35 pieces. How many pieces will each person get?