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Fractions & Decimals

Fractions & Decimals

Example 1

You and your two siblings are going to split a batch of 24 cookies. You, being the smartest, get 3/8 of the batch. Your brother and sister will have to split the remaining 5/8. How many cookies does each person get?

Example 2

You are starting a new exercise program and want to run five miles a day. The path around the park is 5/6 mile long. How many laps must you run to make your target distance?

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