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Katie has 3 cups of juice. Max has 4 cups of juice. Lily has 0.5 cups of juice. How much does Max and Katie need to give to Lily so they all have the same amount

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  1. trueseminole
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    lets see,

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  2. trueseminole
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    holy crap i though this was simple, hold on

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  3. perfectionist
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    I know me too!

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  4. pfenn1
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    You can find out what the "average" amount would be. Which would be (3+4+0.5)/3.

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    I tried that, it was 2.5.

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    so that means each one has to have 2.5 cups?

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  7. pfenn1
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    Great. Yes. So how much would Kate have to give to Lily so Kate would be left with 2.5 c

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  8. perfectionist
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    Wait a minute, at first i did exactly that, but I made some errors in my calculations. Thank you. :)

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    Yeah, I couldn't easily develop a formula to determine all of this at once so I just figured out how much everyone should have to be equal and then figured out how much Kate and Max had to give up.

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    Thats what i had to do too. thanx again

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    You're welcome.

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