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?

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

math  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

math  correction  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.

math  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.

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