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anonymous
 one year ago
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.
anonymous
 one year ago
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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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if mindy ate 3 and they both ate 9 combined, troy ate 6.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and since troy ate 1/4 of the cake, we know 6=1/4 of the cake

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how much do you think 4/4 of the cake is? which means the total (c)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01/4 * 4 =4/4, which is the whole so 6*4=(c)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how'd you get troy's 6 pieces

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if they both at 9 combined, and mindy only ate 3, how much did troy eat?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if they both ATE** sorry
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