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You are whipping up your uncle's famous honey chipotle BBQ sauce for a school fundraiser. The recipe calls for cup of sugar. You need to make 5 batches of sauce. How much sugar do you need?
You decide to dye your hair various colors for Halloween. If you dye of it blue, pink, and black, how much of your original hair color is left?
You and your two siblings are going to split a batch of cookies. You, being the smartest, get of the batch. Your brother and sister will have to split the remaining . How many cookies does each person get?
You are starting a new exercise program and want to run five miles a day. The path around the park is mile long. How many laps must you run to make your target distance?