Mary used 1/5 of a box of flour for cooking and 3/4 of the remainder to make bread. The rest of the flour was packed equally into 5 containers. what fraction of the total amount of flour was in each...

You need 4/6 yard of ribbon. You have 6 pieces of ribbon with the following length. you can cut the piece if it is too long. mark all of the pieces of ribbon that you could use: 1/2, 6/6, 3/8, 4/4,...

The answer key says 1 2/3. The method they used is 2/3(5/2)=5/3. I understand the math, but what I do not understand is why you wouldnt just subratct 1/3 from 5/2. Can anyone expalin this?

An aquarium has 8 tons of fish food. How many months would it take for them to use it if they used one-sixth of a ton each month? My child does not get to bring a book home how do we solve this problem...

A money market fund advertises a simple interest rate of 7%. Find the total amount received on an investment of \$3000 for 15 months.

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so like 4 friends come over and we have a party and the pizza get here every body is really hungry and we want pizza.Jake and his four each eat three quarter of a pizza ,how much did they comsume...

she had a total of 150 hairclips and headbands. she bought another 50 more hairclips and gave away (1)/(3)of her headbands. The number of hairclips and headbands became the same aftr that. How many...

she divides the plant food equally into 3 bags, she uses all the plant food in 1 of the bags to feed her potted flowers, she feeds each potted flower 3/4 cup of plant food, how many many potted flowers...