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Question from Delaney, a parent:

if 8 people eat 2/3 of a honey chicken pizza how many pizzas are need to feed 24?

How is this problem solved. Thank you!

Hi Delaney,

Since $24 = 3 \times 8$ you need to feed three times as many people so you will need three times as much pizza as the 8 people ate.


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