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Fractions and mixed numbers are often used in everyday life. Discuss a real-life example in which you would need to add, subtract, multiply, or divide fractions or mixed numbers, and show the math

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  1. For most of us, the increasing or decreasing the ingredients of a recipe.

    For instance, if a recipe uses 2 1/2 cups of flour and 2/3 cup of sugar, how much of each would you use if you wanted only half a recipe? How much of each would you use if you wanted to triple the recipe?

  2. you would use 1/3 cups of sugar and 1 1/4 cups of flour to half the recipe.

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