# Algebra

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I need to make an algebra problem using a cake with the measurements 12 inches by 16 inches and 3 inches thick. There were also 30 guest there and half of the cake was left. I also need the concept being used.

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I'm not sure what you are asking.

Vol. of cake = 12 * 16 * 3

That half left is 1/2 of the above product.

The volume eaten by each guest = the half volume/30

The concept would b e volume?

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