Posted by **tony** on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 4:21pm.

in art class there are 5 sheets of drawing paper for 9 people. how much paper will each person get?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 4:33pm
9/5 = _____ sheets of paper

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**tony**, Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 4:38pm
thank you. would you know how to draw that out in pictures. I have to use a picture. thank you

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 4:47pm
I got it backwards. Sorry.

5/9

The most practical way of doing this is to give each person 1/2 sheet of paper. You'll have 1/2 piece left over in case someone messes up.

Draw 5 sheets of paper and divide each into two equal pieces.

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**tony**, Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 4:51pm
Thanks that is what i did but i wasn't sure if i had to include the extra 1/2 sheet in my answer.

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**alo**, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 8:42am
thanks for giving me the answer to my homework

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