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Posted by **Shohanur** on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:19pm.

a)find the weight of 1 portion of beef.

b)fin the weight of 4 portions of beef.

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**Damon**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:21pm3/(5*6) = 3/30 = 1/10 = 0.1

times 4 = 0.4

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:22pm(3/5)/ 6 = (3/5) * (1/6) = 3/30 = 1/10

(1/10) * 4 = ?

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**Shohanur**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:24pm1/40?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:25pmNo.

That answer doesn't even make sense.

Please study Damon's and my answers.

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**Shohanur**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:28pm2/5

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**Damon**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:31pmmuch better 2/5 = 4/10 = 0.4

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:31pmRight.

4 portions weighs 2/5 of a pound.

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**Shohanur**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:39pmI don't get how I did that

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:40pmBoth the numerator and the denominator of 4/10 are divisible by 2.

4/10 = 2/5

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**Shohanur**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:46pmoh

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**Shohanur**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:50pm1/10*4/1=4/10=2/5

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:51pmYay! You've got it!

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**Shohanur**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8:13pmdevon buys a plot of land with the area of 5/6 square kilometer. he divides the land equally into 4 smaller plots of land. what is the total area of 3 of the smaller plots of land?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8:25pm(5/6) / 4

(5/6) * 1/4 = ______ total area of each of the plots

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**Shohanur**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8:29pm3 not 4

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8:36pmThis is your first step:

**he divides the land equally into 4 smaller plots of land.**

Then take 3/4 of that number to answer the question.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8:45pm(5/6) * (3/4) =

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