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Seven-sixteenths of the children giggled when they heard the

Postby confused on Wed Apr 01, 2009 9:12 pm

Seven-sixteenths of the children giggled when they heard the joke. If 210 children giggled, how many children heard the joke?
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Re: Seven-sixteenths of the children giggled when they heard the

Postby little_dragon on Wed Apr 01, 2009 9:14 pm

The 7/16 is 7 parts. so is the 210. so how much is 1 part?

all of them is 16 parts. so how much is all of them?

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Re: Seven-sixteenths of the children giggled when they heard the

Postby confused on Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:47 pm

so 1 part is 30 and 16 parts is 480???
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Postby stapel_eliz on Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:38 am

Check it: is 7/16 times ("of") 480 equal to 210? :wink:
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Re: Seven-sixteenths of the children giggled when they heard the

Postby stilllearning on Mon Apr 06, 2009 12:16 am

I'm guessing 480 I checked 210/480 simplified is 7/16
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