math 6th

You make a large bowl of salad to share with your friends.Your brother eats 1/3 of it before they come.What fractional portion of the origanal bowl of salad does each friend receive

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  1. How many friends are you feeding?

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  2. 6, Ms. Sue

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  3. (2/3) / 7

    (2/3) * (1/7) = 2/21

    That's assuming you are eating the same amount as your friends.

    If not -- then each will get 1/9 of the original bowl of salad.

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