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 Me and Math 2011-2012 Math Bloggers This blog is a place for fifth graders in Grand Forks, ND to share their thinking about math. The purpose of our blog is to communicate our learning through authentic interaction. We hope you will visit our page often and respond to our writing, thinking process, and problem solving.
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The Best Fraction Problem! What is 4/9 of 12/13 of 8/10 of 7,050? Good Luck remember to show your work.

Article posted February 22, 2012 at 10:26 AM • comment (2) • Reads 162 • Return to Blog List

Parker ate more because 1/6 of 36 is 6 and 1/12 of 60 is 5 so that's why Parker ate more. You are correct that's how I thought.
Comment Posted on February 23, 2012 at 10:42 AM by JordanR729

7,050/10=705; 705x8= 5,640

5,640/13=433.11; 433.11x12=5,197.32;

5,197.32/9=577.48;
577.48x4=2,309

Comment Posted on February 22, 2012 at 05:27 PM by RayevinnM222