# Jon is making hamburgers for lunch. He has 42#2/3# lbs of ground beef. How many #1/3# pound hamburgers can he make using all the ground beef?

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We first convert the amount of ground beef into a non-mixed fraction.

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So he can make

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The first decision is which operation is going to be done.

Students are often easily alarmed and confused when fractions appear in a question.

Consider the question "Tom has

Each bag will have

This will be solved by dividing:

The question with the hamburgers in this case is exactly the same...

Each hamburger uses

How many can be made from

It is again a division: