Posted by **Alex** on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 5:00pm.

I'm not sure how to solve this problem. I know that i need to divide 36 cookies. But not sure how to figure out the number of groups. Am i using multiples of 4?

Marie made 3 dozen cookies. She needs to dived them evenly into groups greater than 4. What are all the possible equal size groups into which she can divide?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 5:04pm
Think about the factors of 36

3 * 12

4 * 9

6 * 6

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**Alex**, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 7:55pm
Thank you! So, possible sizes are 6, 9, and 12. I really didn't need to use multiples of 4 at all.

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