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Alistair has 5 half-pound chocolate bars. It takes 11/2 pounds of chocolate, broken into chunks, to make a batch of cookies. How many batches can Alistair make with the chocolate he has on hand?

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  1. Not enough

    5 * 1/2 = 2 1/2 lb.
    11/2 = 5 1/2 lb.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. 3 batches.

    Make five blocks. Divide each of them in two. Circle 1 1/2 groupings. You have 3 groups. 3 batches.

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