Mrs Sims cut a melon into fifths. She gave 1 piece to each of her four children.She used equal amounts of leftover melon to make the fruit c

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Mrs Sims cut a melon into fifths. She gave 1 piece to each of her four children.She used equal amounts of leftover melon to make the fruit cup. What fraction of the original melon does she used to make each fruit cup?

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Aaliyah 6 days 2021-10-13T06:13:54+00:00 2 Answers 0

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    2021-10-13T06:15:35+00:00

    the answer is one fifth

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    2021-10-13T06:15:37+00:00

    Answer: She used 1/5 of the original melon to make the fruit cup.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Hi, since Mrs Sims cuts the melon in fifths, the whole melon is equal to 5/5.

    She gives one piece to each of her four children.

    Each piece is 1/5 of the melon.

    Since she give 4 = 1/5 x 4 = 4 /5  

    The leftover is equal to:

    5/5-4/5 = 1/5

    So, she used 1/5 of the original melon to make the fruit cup.

    Feel free to ask for more if needed or if you did not understand something.

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