Posted by **wendy** on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 7:40am.

need help I need to have my answer in cups:

2cups N

______ ______

7 people 46 people

I did the top part right 2x46/7=13.1428

but i need to turn it into cups...13 and ___ cups.. dont know how to change the end number to cups...

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**drwls**, Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 8:05am
The answer is 13 1/7 (or 92/7) , and is already in units of cups.

It could also be written 6/7 gallon.

(One gallon = 16 cups)

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**wendy**, Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 8:24am
how do u get the 1/7? i cant figure out how to get it

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**drwls**, Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 8:31am
91/7 is 13.

92/7 is 13 with 1/7 left over.

You might also recognize that, in the decimal form, 0.1428... = 1/7

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**wendy**, Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 8:44am
sorry still stuck.. how do you do the math to get the 1/7

0.1428 what did u do or how do u know this number is 1/7

i dont know where you got 91/7 either..can you show me how to write it on paper so i could figure it out.

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**Damon**, Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 9:45am
92/7 = 13 remainder 1

because 13 * 7 = 91

**1_3_______

7/92

**7x

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