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The Best Fraction Problem! Moriah has drank 6/39 of her usual 429 glasses of water so far this year. How many glasses of water has she had so far this year?

Article posted February 22, 2012 at 10:34 AM • comment (3) • Reads 185 • Return to Blog List

Mrs. Smith ate more because she ate 25 and Sara ate 24 chips.

That's right. Thanks for commenting on my blog.

Comment Posted on February 26, 2012 at 03:30 PM by ReedE696

Georgia's thinking: 24 shots were blocked because 64 divided by 8 is 8 and 8 times 3 is 24.

Bailley's thinking: That's right! You even did the math right! I hope that you have fun with other problems! Bye!

Comment Posted on February 24, 2012 at 03:38 PM by BailleyG697

429/39=11
11x6=66

Comment Posted on February 22, 2012 at 03:48 PM by RayevinnM222