Lemonade Lovers

Question

Package of Lemonade mix and two pitchers of lemonade. One-half-package equals one pitcher, one package equals two pitchers.

On Monday, Mia drank half the contents of a pitcher of lemonade, and then her sister Tia drank half of what was left. It takes half a package of lemonade mix to make a pitcher of lemonade. The sisters always make a full pitcher of lemonade.

Mia and Tia plan to drink the same amount of lemonade after school on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

What is the least number of packages of mix needed to provide enough lemonade for 5 days?

How much lemonade will be left in the pitcher at the end of the week?



Houghton Mifflin Math Grade 6