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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.
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.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@shinebrightlikeadimon

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1convert the 2/3 to 6th's then you can do the subtraction

kittiwitti1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[6\frac{2}{3}4\frac{1}{6}\]Improper fraction both then make both sixths fractions and subtract

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16  4 = 2 now you need to calculate 4/6  1/6 = ?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1add the 2 to the result of the subtraction of the fractions

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1right now add the 2 and you have it

kittiwitti1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Mixed to improper: \[\frac{(6\times4+3)}{3}\frac {(4\times6+1)}{6}\]

kittiwitti1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Urgh. I forgot you could solve without improper conversion....

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes  in this case  its easier to just subtract the whole numbers first then the fractions after

kittiwitti1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was raised and taught that it was not logical or risky to do that ._.; *I have weird teachers*

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes  you can be too dogmatic here its ok to do that

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its perfectly safe as 6 > 4 and 2/3 > 1/6

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well freez what do you think the answer is?

kittiwitti1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is not b but nice try

kittiwitti1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No... what answer did you get from what @welshfella told you?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1all you have to do is calculate 2 + 1/2

kittiwitti1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, and the answer is neither B nor C ; ;

kittiwitti1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0...yes. It's A. ; ;
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