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.
math 7th - 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
math 7th - will, Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 10:42pm
divide 6 into 48.. you get 8
math 7th - Carol, Monday, September 13, 2010 at 4:19am
3 x 48 inch = 144 inch
each will get 144/6 inches of licorice
=> 24 inch.
math 7th - winnie, Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 9:50pm
they will each get
math 7th - 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