There are 48 apple slice in the fruit salad that Ben's dad prepared for dinner. The slices were cut from apples that were sliced into 7 pieces each. That means that there were 48/7 apples used. How many apples were used in the salad? Express the answer as a mixed numbers.
so there are 6 and (48-42)=6/7 apples,
or 6 6/7 apples.posted by MathMate