Word problems with multiplication or division of mixed numbers

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A shipment of 

 tons of sugar is separated into containers of equal size. If the shipment fills 4 1/6 containers, how much sugar can one container hold?

Write your answer as a mixed number in simplest form.

Aug 1st, 2015

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Each container holds 

15/(4 1/6)  = 15/(25/6) = 90/25 = 18/5 =3 3/5 tons


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