Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 2:41pm.

if we need 5 oranges to make 3 small glasses of orange juice, how many small glasses of juice can we make with 100 oranges?

please explain how to get the answer in terms i can understand

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**zack**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 3:02pm
60

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 3:17pm
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**Maddie**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 11:32pm
5 3

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100 x

5x=300

x=60

1. put 5 over 100, oranges over oranges. And 3 over X. glasses over glasses

2. cross multiply, 5*x and 100*3

3. divide both sides of the equation by 5 to get x by it's self.

4. X=60, you can make 60 glasses with 100 oranges

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