A principal evenly distributes 6 reams of copy paper to 8 fifth-grade teachers. How much paper dos each teacher receive

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A principal evenly distributes 6 reams of copy paper to 8 fifth-grade teachers. How much paper dos each teacher receive

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I think you wrote the question wrong. how many papers were there?

Explanation:

a. 0.75 reams

b. The amount of reams received by each teacher would increase by 2.25 reams.

Step-by-step explanation:

Total reams of copy paper = 6

Number of fifth-grade teachers = 8

a. Number of reams collected by each teacher = [tex]\frac{number of reams}{number of teachers}[/tex]

= [tex]\frac{6}{8}[/tex]

= [tex]\frac{3}{4}[/tex]

= 0.75 reams

b. Twice as many reams of paper = 2 x 6

= 12

Half as many teachers = [tex]\frac{1}{2}[/tex] x 8

= 4

Number of reams collected by each teacher = [tex]\frac{12}{4}[/tex]

= 3 reams

The amount of reams received by each teacher would increase by;

3 - [tex]\frac{3}{4}[/tex]

= [tex]\frac{12 - 3}{4}[/tex]

= [tex]\frac{9}{4}[/tex]

= 2.25 reams

The amount of reams received by each teacher would increase by 2.25 reams.

We start with 6 reams of copy paper and 8 teachers.

a) if we distribute the paper equally between all the teachers, then each teacher receive 6/8 (here we are dividing the total number of reams by the number of people that we are are splitting it). but 6/8 is less than one, so we must open the reams in order to split them.

b) If there were twice as many reams of paper, then we will have 2*6 = 12 reams of paper, and if there where half the number of teachers, then we have 8/2 = 4 teachers.

Doing the same procedure as before, we have 12 teams for 4 teachers, then each teacher has 12/4 = 3 reams

before, each teacher received 6/8 reams, and now, each one receive 3.

if we want to know the change, we need to see the difference between these numbers, so 3 - 6/8 = 3*8/8 - 6/8

notice that i am multiplying the 3 by 8/8, this is one, but this way i can have the same denominator in both numbers.

24/8 - 6/8 = 18/8 = 9/4 = 8/4 + 1/4 = 2 + 1/4

so each teacher receive 2 + 1/4 reams than before.

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