A jar can hold of a pound of flour. Austin empties of a pound of flour into the jar. What fraction of the jar is filled? Enter your answer in numerical form.

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A jar can hold of a pound of flour. Austin empties of a pound of flour into the jar. What fraction of the jar is filled? Enter your answer in numerical form.

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2/3 of the jar was filled with flour

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A jar can hold 3/4 of a pound of flour. Austin empties 1/2 of a pound of flour into the jar. What fraction of the jar is filled? Enter your answer in numerical form.

Given

Amount a jar can hold a = 3/4 of a pound of flour

If Austin empties 1/2 of a pound of flour into the jar, then the amount emptied into the jar b = 1/2 pounds

Fraction of jar filled will be expressed as b/a as shown;

b/a = (1/2)/(3/4)

b/a = 1/2 ÷ 3/4

b/a = 1/2 * 4/3

b/a = 4/6

Simplify to the lowest term

a/b = 2*2/2*3

a/b = 2/3

Hence 2/3 of the jar was filled with flour