A community for students.

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

anonymous

  • one year ago

A student solved this problem and said the answer was 2 1/2 cups. Rhonda picked 6 2/3 cups of blackberries. Her sister picked 4 1/6 How many more cups of blackberries did Rhonda pick than her sister? Is the student's answer reasonable? A. Yes, the answer is reasonable. B. No, the answer is not reasonable. It should be about 1/2 cup. C. No, the answer is not reasonable. It should be about 4 cups. D. No, the answer is not reasonable. It should be about 10 cups.

  • This Question is Closed
  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    @shinebrightlikeadimon

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    @kl0723

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    @VampirePrincess

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    @kittiwitti1

  5. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    6 2/3 - 4 1/6

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    5/2

  7. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    convert the 2/3 to 6th's then you can do the subtraction

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    guide me

  9. kittiwitti1
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    \[6\frac{2}{3}-4\frac{1}{6}\]Improper fraction both then make both sixths fractions and subtract

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    i think its c

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    i got 5/2

  12. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    6 - 4 = 2 now you need to calculate 4/6 - 1/6 = ?

  13. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    add the 2 to the result of the subtraction of the fractions

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    1/2

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    1/4

  16. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    ?? 1/2 or 1/4 ?

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    1/2

  18. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    right now add the 2 and you have it

  19. kittiwitti1
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Mixed to improper: \[\frac{(6\times4+3)}{3}-\frac {(4\times6+1)}{6}\]

  20. kittiwitti1
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Urgh. I forgot you could solve without improper conversion....

  21. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    2 + 1/2 = ?

  22. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    yes - in this case - its easier to just subtract the whole numbers first then the fractions after

  23. kittiwitti1
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    I was raised and taught that it was not logical or risky to do that ._.; *I have weird teachers*

  24. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    yes - you can be too dogmatic here its ok to do that

  25. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    its perfectly safe as 6 > 4 and 2/3 > 1/6

  26. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    well freez what do you think the answer is?

  27. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    B

  28. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    bbbbbbbbbbbbb

  29. kittiwitti1
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    no

  30. kittiwitti1
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    it is not b but nice try

  31. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    c

  32. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    cc

  33. kittiwitti1
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    No... what answer did you get from what @welshfella told you?

  34. welshfella
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    all you have to do is calculate 2 + 1/2

  35. kittiwitti1
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Yes, and the answer is neither B nor C ; ;

  36. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    a

  37. kittiwitti1
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    ...yes. It's A. ; ;

  38. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.