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Posted by on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 5:49am.

There are 48 cookies and 60 pieces of candy. The teacher uses all of the candy and cookies to fill bags for the students. He puts the same ratio of cookies to candy in each bag. What is the largest number of bags he could have made?

  • Math - , Friday, September 17, 2010 at 7:00am

    He has 108 cookies.
    48/108 = 4/9
    60/108 = 5/9
    so try 4 cookie/5 candy
    how many bags of 9 can he make?
    108/9 = 12 bags

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