# Math

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Gayle had 5 1/3pounds of candy.She put 1 1/2 pounds of candy into each gift bag.How many gift bags could she fill completely fill? What fraction of a gift bag will she have left? what fraction of a pound of candy will she have left?

• Math -

3 * 1 1/2 = 4 1/2

Three bags would be full.

5 1/3 - 4 1/2 = ? the amount of candy she has left.

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