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If there is 1/6 of a cake and Mitchell only wants 3/12 of it, how much of the cake does he want

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    (1/6) * (3/12) = 3/72 = 1/24

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    I am not sure why you multiplied. Can you explain that. Thank you

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    The word "of" means multiply.

    Please give me a quarter of a dollar.

    1/4 * 1 = 1/4

    He read half of the 300 pages.

    1/2 * 300 = 300/2 = 150

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    Thank you

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    You're welcome.

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