Posted by **jgb** on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 10:40pm.

cheryl,rita and four of their friends go to a movie and share equally a 48-ounce bag of popcorn and three 48-inch licorice laces. find the fraction of popcorn each gets and the fraction of licorice each gets.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 10:42pm
Each gets 1/6 of the goodies.

1/6 * 48 = ? ounces

1/6 * 3 = ? piece of licorice

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**will**, Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 10:42pm
divide 6 into 48.. you get 8

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**Carol**, Monday, September 13, 2010 at 4:19am
3 x 48 inch = 144 inch

each will get 144/6 inches of licorice

=> 24 inch.

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**winnie**, Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 9:50pm
they will each get

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**Mallory**, Monday, November 14, 2011 at 7:40pm
I had the exact same math question in my ace section in the bits and pieces book and I am in 5 th grade but I had trouble with that too

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