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Multiplying fractions word problem: muffins (Full video)

Khan Academy
Supporting grades: 5

Description: We hope you learn to cook. Everyone should! At some point you'll need to make 1/2 a recipe which means using 1/2 of every ingredient in the recipe. Here's an example. A recipe for banana oat muffins calls for 3/4 of a cup of old-fashioned oats. So if the whole recipe requires 3/4 of a cup and you're making half of the recipe, you want half of 3/4, right? You want half of the number of old-fashioned oats as the whole recipe.

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