Posted by **CrissyXD** on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 2:53am.

A loaf of bread was shared by four people. The amounts they each received were in the ratio of 2/3 : 1/2 : 1/3 : 1/4. What fraction of the loaf of bread did each person receive?

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 8:15am
simplify the ratios

(multiply by 12)

2/3 : 1/2 : 1/3 : 1/4

= 8 : 6 : 4 : 3

So there are 21 parts and the fractions each one gets is

8/21, 6/21, etc

(some fractions can be reduced)

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**Anonymous**, Monday, November 9, 2015 at 11:12am
recipe for bread and butter pudding 6 slices of bread,2eggs,1pint of milk,150g raisins,10g margarine this recipe is enough for 4 people work each one out for 9 people

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