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Mindy and Troy combined ate 9 pieces of the wedding cake. Mindy ate 3 pieces of cake and Troy had 1/4 of the total cake. Write an equation to determine how many pieces of cake (c) there were in total.

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  1. anonymous
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    so if mindy ate 3 and they both ate 9 combined, troy ate 6.

  2. anonymous
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    and since troy ate 1/4 of the cake, we know 6=1/4 of the cake

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so how much do you think 4/4 of the cake is? which means the total (c)

  4. anonymous
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    1/4 * 4 =4/4, which is the whole so 6*4=(c)

  5. anonymous
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    okay...

  6. anonymous
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    confused?

  7. anonymous
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    sorta

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    how'd you get troy's 6 pieces

  9. anonymous
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    so if they both at 9 combined, and mindy only ate 3, how much did troy eat?

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so if they both ATE** sorry

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