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Stew Recipe

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Stew Recipe

Molly’s recipe for stew says to use 34 pound of potatoes per person. Molly has 24 pounds of potatoes. Molly wonders if she can make enough stew to serve all 36 people at her party.

  1. Calculate 36×34. What information can Molly get from the answer?
  2. Calculate 24÷34. What information can Molly get from the answer?
  3. Will Molly have enough potatoes? If not, how many more pounds will she need?
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