Question Miss SIM cut a melon into 5th she gave one piece to each of her 4 children she used equal amounts of the left over melon to make 3 fruit cups what fraction of melon did she use to make each look up

the whole melon = 5/5 ONE piece went to four children, so how much of the melon the children got = 1/5 5/5 – 1/5 = 4/5 With 4/5 of the melon, she made 3 fruit cups 4/5 / 3 = 4/5 x 1/3 = 4/15 so she put 4/15 of the melon in the fruit cups Log in to Reply

the whole melon = 5/5

ONE piece went to four children, so

how much of the melon the children got = 1/5

5/5 – 1/5 = 4/5

With 4/5 of the melon, she made 3 fruit cups

4/5 / 3 = 4/5 x 1/3 = 4/15

so she put 4/15 of the melon in the fruit cups