anonymous
  • anonymous
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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katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
so if mindy ate 3 and they both ate 9 combined, troy ate 6.
anonymous
  • anonymous
and since troy ate 1/4 of the cake, we know 6=1/4 of the cake
anonymous
  • anonymous
so how much do you think 4/4 of the cake is? which means the total (c)

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anonymous
  • anonymous
1/4 * 4 =4/4, which is the whole so 6*4=(c)
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay...
anonymous
  • anonymous
confused?
anonymous
  • anonymous
sorta
anonymous
  • anonymous
how'd you get troy's 6 pieces
anonymous
  • anonymous
so if they both at 9 combined, and mindy only ate 3, how much did troy eat?
anonymous
  • anonymous
so if they both ATE** sorry

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