Taylor cut the cake into 8 equal size pieces and 6 people ate all of the pieces. Explain how they could have divided the pieces so that everyone ate the same amount of the cake.

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2021-02-23 11:41:31

Number of pieces into which the cake has been cut = 8 Number of people that ate all the pieces = 6 Let us assume the division in which the cake has been divided for everyone to have an equal amount = x Then 6x = 8 x = 8/6 = 4/3 = 1 1/3 So it can seen that the cake has been divided in such a way that each part of the cake was 1 1/3. I hope the procedure is clear enough for you to understand.

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