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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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  1. lilg132
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    8

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    just a little bit more he could have made 9

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    dont forget to click best response

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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

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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

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    any questions?

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    Yeah do we do we mulitpication for step 2 to get nine

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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!

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