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A group of hikers buys 8 bags of mixed nuts .Each contains 3 1/2 cups of nuts.The mixed nuts are shared evenly among 12 hikers.How many cups of mixes nuts each hiker receive?Show your work or explain your answer.

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  1. 8 * 3.5 = 28 cups total

    28/12 = ______ cups for each hiker

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  2. 2.3

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  3. 2.3

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  4. for this problem first you have to multiply 8 and 3 1/2 this gets you 56/2 or if you simplify 28 then you have to divide 28 by 12 for each of the 12 hikers and then you get your answer of _
    2.3 or 2 2/3 hope this is helpful!

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