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three friends are sharing 36 cookies. jerry states that he wants 25% of the cookies, Gary wants 1/2 of the cookies and Terry wants 0.75 of the cookies. how many cookies does each person want? can each person get what they want? Explain your answer.

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    Jerry: 0.25 * 36 = 9
    Gary: 0.5 * 36 = 18
    Terry: 0.75 * 36 = 27

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