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in art class there are 5 sheets of drawing paper for 9 people. how much paper will each person get?

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    9/5 = _____ sheets of paper

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    thank you. would you know how to draw that out in pictures. I have to use a picture. thank you

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    I got it backwards. Sorry.

    5/9

    The most practical way of doing this is to give each person 1/2 sheet of paper. You'll have 1/2 piece left over in case someone messes up.

    Draw 5 sheets of paper and divide each into two equal pieces.

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    Thanks that is what i did but i wasn't sure if i had to include the extra 1/2 sheet in my answer.

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    thanks for giving me the answer to my homework

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