Posted by **Eshaan** on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 10:20pm.

Kerri's father bill was a baker. Out of his usual morning batch of cookies bill burned the first 2 dozen cookies. He gave half of what was left to Keri to take to scol. He wrapped up half of the remaining cookies and have them to a group of fireman. He gave half of what was left to the policeman. If bill had only 7 cookies left, how many cookies were in the original batch?

- Math -
**Steve**, Monday, September 10, 2012 at 5:29am
2*7 = 14 before giving to cop

2*14 = 28 before giving to firemen

2*28=56 before giving to Keri

56+2*12 = 80 cookies to start with

start with 80

burned 24, leaving 56

Keri got 28, leaving 28

firemen got 14, leaving 14

cop got 7, leaving 7

- Math -
**Anonymous**, Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 9:31pm
7x2

14x2

28x2

56+12x2

80

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Kerri's father bill was a baker. Out of his usual morning batch of ...
- college math - two bakeries produce three types of cookies, chocolate chip, ...
- algebra - two bakeries produce three types of cookies, chocolate chip, sugar, ...
- math - Emily baked 3 batches of 13 sugar cookies each. She ate 2 of the cookies ...
- 4th grade math - Mary purchased incredients needed to cookies. a table shows the...
- math - Sam needs 15 dozen gingerbread cookies. he bakes 2 dozen the first day, 4...
- Math - A cookie recipe calls for 2/3 of a cup of flour and makes half a dozen ...
- math - The lunchroom workersare giving away free cookies today. They gave the ...
- Math - Jill made some cookies. Jill gave 1/4 of her cookies to Bob. Then Jill ...
- Math grade 5 - The New York Subway Bakery is famous for selling large "black and...

More Related Questions