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Question from Jennifer, a student:

write each phrase in simplest form
30oz in 24 gl

48 leaves on 9 plants

Hi Jennifer,

I have 2 sons and 4 granddaughters so that's 4/2 = 2 granddaughters per son.

This afternoon I have to go to 2 stores to buy 3 items so that's 3/2 = 1 1/2 items per shop.


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