After a party, you have 1/6 of the cookies you made left over. There are a dozen cookies left.

## how many cookies did you make for the party?

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If one dozen cookies are left over, and that represents 1/6 of the cookies, then we multiply 12 x 6 to find that we started with 72 cookies.

Hi Travina;

1/6(x)=12

12=one dozen

x=original quantity of cookies

(1/6)x=12

Let's multiply both sides by 6...

(6)(1/6)x=12(6)

x=72

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