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sidmanfu
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How do you solve fraction word problems?
ex: Katherine has fortytwo dresses. Onesixth of the dresses are blue. How many of Katherine's dresses are blue?
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sidmanfu Group Title
How do you solve fraction word problems? ex: Katherine has fortytwo dresses. Onesixth of the dresses are blue. How many of Katherine's dresses are blue?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Remember that in mathematics, of means "times" So 1/6 of the dresses means 1/6 times the dresses. Since there are 42 dresses that would be 1/6 times 42
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\frac{1}{6}\times42= ?\]
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sidmanfu Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1/6 x 42 = 7?
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Yep. Good job. Katherine has 7 blue dresses. Seems like a lot of blue dresses to me.
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