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Posted by on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:22pm.

Chad buys peanuts in 2 pound bags. He repackages them into bags that hold 5/6 pound of peanuts. How many 2 pound bags of peanuts should Chad buy so that he can fill the 5/6 pound bags without having any peanuts left over?
What are the steps to find the answer.

  • math - , Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:53pm

    For each 2 pound bag, two bags can be filled (5/6) leaving 2/6 remaining. Using the remainders, 10/6 would leave no peanuts left over. Can you work it from here?

  • math - , Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:00pm

    You can use the minimal amount for this problem or any multiple of the minimal amount.

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