Posted by **Trey** on Monday, April 30, 2012 at 9:49pm.

Shondra has 72 roses and 48 lilies. She wants to make 8 bouquets with them, with the same number of each type of flower in each bouquet. How many flowers will be in each bouquet?

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**visoth**, Monday, April 30, 2012 at 9:51pm
9 roses and 6 lilies

all i did was divide both number by 8 to figure out how many of each will go in each bouquet

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 30, 2012 at 9:51pm
72/8 = 9

48/8 = 6

She'll have 9 roses and 6 lilies in each bouquet.

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**Trey**, Monday, April 30, 2012 at 9:58pm
Thanks, We did that part, but what confused us was that the problem said 8 bouquets with the SAME NUMBER of each type of flower in each bouquet. Maybe I'm just reading into it to much

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 30, 2012 at 10:01pm
I missed that part -- the SAME NUMBER.

Maybe it means there are only 6 of each flower in each bouquet.

It is confusing.

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**visoth**, Monday, April 30, 2012 at 10:03pm
what that means is that they want each bouquet have the exact same number of roses in them, and that each bouquet has to have the exact same amount of lilies ( like bouquet 1 cant have 2 roses when bouquets 2 only has 1, bouquet 1 cant have 6 lilies when bouquet 2 has 2 lilies)

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**Trey**, Monday, April 30, 2012 at 10:03pm
That's what I thought, but that sure seems a little advanced for 3rd grade. Thank you so much for all your help I really appreciate it!

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