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Ivor, the ice-cream man, is preparing 12 cones. Half of the cones have 2 scoops, 1/4 have 3 scoops, and the rest have 1 scoop. Half of the 2-scoop cones have sprinkles, 1/3  of the 3-scoop cones have sprinkles, and all of the 1-scoop cones have sprinkles. How many cones have sprinkles?

 Jun 6, 2021

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Half of 2 scoops

six have 2 scoops. 

3 of the 2 scoop-cones have sprinkles 

 

1/4 have 3 scoops. 

3 have 3 scoops

1 of the 3-scoop-cones have sprinkles

 

3+6=9, 12-9=3 1-scoop cones

3 of the 3-scoop cones have sprinkles. 

 

3+1+3=7

 

 

JP

 Jun 6, 2021
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Half of 2 scoops

six have 2 scoops. 

3 of the 2 scoop-cones have sprinkles 

 

1/4 have 3 scoops. 

3 have 3 scoops

1 of the 3-scoop-cones have sprinkles

 

3+6=9, 12-9=3 1-scoop cones

3 of the 3-scoop cones have sprinkles. 

 

3+1+3=7

 

 

JP

JKP1234567890 Jun 6, 2021

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