# algebra

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Matthew cuts s slices of bread. He splits them evenly among 6 plates. Write an expression that shows how many slices are on each plate.

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6/s

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I think that would be

s slices / 6 plates = s/6 slices/plate

6/s gets ever smaller as the number of slices increases...

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Thanks, Steve.

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