Brownie Bake

Question

Pan of brownies cut into three pieces with two pieces gone. Pan of brownies cut into four pieces with one piece gone. Pan of brownies cut into six pieces with one piece gone. Pan of brownies cut into six pieces with five pieces gone. Pan of brownies cut in half with one piece gone.

Austin, Noah, Isaac, Emily, and Sandra baked brownies. They ate some right away after they cooled. The girls both baked plain brownies. The boys each baked a different kind of brownies. The boys' brownies had mints, chocolate chips, or nuts. Figure out who baked each kind of brownie.

  • The girls both cut their brownies into sixths.
  • Half of Noah's mint brownies are left.
  • Isaac does not like nuts, so he did not put nuts in his brownies.
  • Sandra's brownies are the kind with the most left.
  • There are more chocolate chip brownies left than brownies with nuts.

What kind of brownies did each person make, and what fraction was left?



Houghton Mifflin Math Grade 3