A baker

A baker has 5 1/4 pies in her shop. She cut the pies in pieces that are each 1/8 of a whole pie. How many pieces of pie does she have?

Correct answer:

n =  42

Step-by-step explanation:

a=5+1/4=214=514=5.25 b=1/8=18=0.125  n=a/b=5.25/0.125=42



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