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A Septonian said he had eaten .5 of his cookie while an American said he had eaten .5 of his cookie. Who ate more? Why? The Septon ate 5 groups...
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Jeremy ran 27 laps on a track that was 1/8 mile long. Jimmy ran 15 laps on a track that as 1/4 mile

Jeremy ran 27 laps on a track that was 1/8 mile long. Jimmy ran 15 laps on a track that as 1/4 mile long. who ran farther Calculate Jeremy's...
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John mows 3 lawns in 4 hours, Paul mows 5 lawns in 6 hours. Who mows faster?

John mows 3 lawns in 4 hours, Paul mows 5 lawns in 6 hours. Who mows faster? To see who mows faster, we set up fractions with a common...
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John and Maria bought a medium pizza that has 8 slices. If John ate 2/4 slices and Maria ate 3/8, w

John and Maria bought a medium pizza that has 8 slices. If John ate 2/4 slices and Maria ate 3/8, who ate more pizza? Using our compare...
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