# Question #4a630

##### 2 Answers

4.5 ounces will fit in each container

#### Explanation:

We we are trying to "share out" the 18 ounces between 4 containers.

This is done by dividing:

Or in a fraction:

So 4.5 ounces will fit in each container.

Assumption: The question is asking: 18 oz of apple chips split so that there is exactly the same weight of chips in each of 4 containers.....

#### Explanation:

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This then split into 2 equal parts again:

If you divide by 2 this is the same as multiplying by

So we have:

Hence we have

Or the same thing another way:

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