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Pie Pieces

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Alyssa bought a slice of peach pie and ate 1/12 of the pie.
Dalton bought a slice of blueberry pie and ate 1/8 of the pie.
Rowan bought a slice of chocolate pie and ate 1/8 of the pie.
Shane bought a slice of apple pie and ate 2/15 of the pie.

explanation

pies

Step 1
Use the clues to find the kind of pie that each person chose. Make a chart to keep track of the information.

Step 2
Use the clues to write a number sentence showing the fraction of the pie that each person ate.

Step 3
Solve.
Student Size of Slice Kind of Pie Fraction of Slice Eaten Number sentence showing fraction of pie eaten Fraction of Pie Eaten
Alyssa 1/3 Peach 1/4 1/3 times 1/4 = 1/12 1/12
Dalton 1/6 Blueberry 3/4 1/6 times 3/4 = 3/24 = 1/8 1/8
Rowan 1/4 Chocolate 1/2 1/4 times 1/2 = 1/8 1/8
Shane 1/5 Apple 2/3 2/3 times 1/5 = 2/15 2/15

 


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