math
posted by kadijah on .
three friends are sharing 36 cookies. jerry states that he wants 25% of the cookies, Gary wants 1/2 of the cookies and Terry wants 0.75 of the cookies. how many cookies does each person want? can each person get what they want? Explain your answer.

Jerry: 0.25 * 36 = 9
Gary: 0.5 * 36 = 18
Terry: 0.75 * 36 = 27