# arithmetic

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I do not understand my math problem. The problem is below.

A recipe for a loaf of bread calls for 3/4 cup of oatmeal. How much oatmeal do you need if you make half the recipe?

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(3/4) x (1/2)

(3/8) of a cup.

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3/8

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In order to divide you need to multiply3/4)x (1/2)= 3/8 รท1/2 =0.1875 approximetely 0.188

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