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## A baker made 5 pounds of dough.He used 7/9 of the dough to make sandwich rolls. how many pounds of dough was left over? EA

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A baker made 5 pounds of dough.He used 7/9 of the dough to make sandwich rolls. how many pounds of dough was left over?

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Answer:Since he USES 4/9th of the dough, what is left is 1-4/9=9/9-4/9=5/9 In math, the word ‘of’ can translate to ‘multiplied by’ therefore 5/9 OF the 5pounds of douch left can translate to: 5/9*5=25/9 pounds of dough left (about 2.7 pounds)