snowballhockey
Joe needs 1 2/3 cups of flour for a cake recipe. How many cakes can he make for the school carnival if he has 15 cups of flour?
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lilg132
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8
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just a little bit more he could have made 9
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iluvlucy
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so 15 divided by 1 2/3....
first step: 1 2/3= 5/3
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15 divided by 5/3 is equal to 9
lilg132
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or if you want to do it like how i did with the windows calculator..
do 2/3
then to that answer add 1
copy that answer
type 15 / what the answer was
and you will get something like 8.9999999998
iluvlucy
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any questions?
snowballhockey
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Yeah do we do we mulitpication for step 2 to get nine
iluvlucy
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this is what you do:
so 15/1 times 3/5... because when you're dividing by a fraction you have to multiply by the reciprocal
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Oh i get it thnk u i get it
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no prob!