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Shogun
 2 years ago
Derek distributed 20 pieces of apple to his friends. If each apple slice was 1/8 of an apple, how many apples did he distribute to his friends?
A: 3 1/4
B: 2 3/4
C: 3 1/8
D: 2 1/2
Shogun
 2 years ago
Derek distributed 20 pieces of apple to his friends. If each apple slice was 1/8 of an apple, how many apples did he distribute to his friends? A: 3 1/4 B: 2 3/4 C: 3 1/8 D: 2 1/2

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PhoenixFire
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.120 slices given out and each slice is 1/8th of an apple. \[20*{1 \over 8}={20 \over 8}\] Can you simplify 20/8?

PhoenixFire
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well 20/8 is the same as 10/4 which is the same as 5/2. < Can you see what I've done there?

PhoenixFire
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So now, how many 2s fit into 5? How many are left over?

PhoenixFire
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes. So what's the answer to your question?

PhoenixFire
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No.. Let's try a different way. You have five halves. \[5*{1 \over 2}={1 \over 2}+{1 \over 2}+{1 \over 2}+{1 \over 2}+{1 \over 2}=?\]

Shogun
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks for helping me i'm just really bad at math
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