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 48ounce bag of popcorn and three 48inch 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