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Rice weighing 33/4 pounds was divided equally and placed in 4 containers. How many ounces of rice were in each?

 Sep 4, 2020
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Rice weighing 33/4 pounds was divided equally and placed in 4 containers. How many ounces of rice were in each?

 

(33/4)/4 = 33/16

 Sep 4, 2020
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33/4 pounds is equal to 132 ounces and 132/4=33 ounces is our final answer.

 Sep 4, 2020
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My apologies! We must then multiply it by 16 to convert to ounces! (33/16)*16 = 33

Nacirema  Sep 4, 2020
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To spare us answerers a couple of neurons, make an equation and just get it evaluated here for free: https://www.mathway.com/Algebra winkwinkwink

 Sep 4, 2020
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Nacirema you were correct except you forgot to convert to ounces.:)

 Sep 4, 2020
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Oh! You are right!

Nacirema  Sep 4, 2020
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I agree

 Sep 4, 2020

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