Question

# A malt shop used one-sixth of a box of waffle cones every day they were open. The number of days 5 whole boxes would last them.

- 11 days
- 30 days
- 25 days
- 2 days

Hint:

### The first step to dividing fractions is to find the reciprocal (reverse the numerator and denominator) of the second fraction. Next, multiply the two numerators. Then, multiply the two denominators. Finally, simplify the fractions if needed.

## The correct answer is: 30 days

### Here, we are given that a malt shop uses 1/6th of a box of waffle cones. We have to find the number of days for which 5 boxes of waffle cones last.

Number of days 5 boxes last = 5 ÷ 1⁄6

= 5×6

= 30.

Hence, the correct option is B.

Dividing two fractions is the same as multiplying the first fraction by the reciprocal of the second fraction.

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In the question, another approach could be that we first reduce the second fraction in its simplest form which is 1 ( because any number by the same number is always 1).

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