# 5th grade math

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During an art contest at your school you and a classmate each won blue ribbons for 1/3 of the pieces you entered in the contest .you won 2 blue ribbons and your classmate won 3 blue ribbons.explain how this could be

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You enter: 6 Ribbons
Classmate enters: 9 ribbons

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You

2 = 1/3 x

Classmate

3 = 1/3 x

In both cases, multiply both sides by 3.

I hope this helps a little more. Thanks for asking.

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