# Easy Math

Q. Sean used three fourth cup of sugar to make a dozen brownies. How much sugar is in each brownie? ((three is numerator and fourth is demonator)) Choose Between Division, subtraction, mulipcation, or addition.

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1. (3/4) / 12

= 3/(4*12)

= 1/(4*4)

= 1/16

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2. 12 + 3/4 = 12 3/4

Hmmm -- That doesn't seem right.

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Ms. Sue
3. Would It Be Multiplication?
3/4 * 12
12/1 * 3/4
36/4 = 9

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4. 9 cups of sugar in each brownie??? How can that be?

THINK!

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Ms. Sue
5. she mixed this 3/4 cup of sugar up with some other ingredients in a big mixing bowl.

Then she baked and divided the bowl contents up into 12 brownies

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6. I agree with ms.sue

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7. But can it be both or one never know sorry going though math problems with my daughter

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