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In a cookie jar, 1/4 of the cookies are chocolate chip and 1/2 of the rest are peanut butter. What fraction of all the cookies are peanut butter?

Correct answer:

p =  1/3

Step-by-step explanation:

c=310.3333 p=21 (1c)=21 (10.3333)=31=0.3333



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Another variation:

In a cookie jar, 1/5 of the cookies are chocolate chip and  3/4 of the rest are peanut butter. What fraction of all the cookies is peanut butter?

ANS: x = (1-1/5)*3/4 = 4/5*3/4 = 3/5





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