If you had 12 pieces of licorice to share equally among 5 people, how much licorice would each person get? Be sure to show your thinking clearly. Homework Help ✎
Draw 12 pieces of licorice and give out as many whole pieces as you can to each person making sure everyone has an equal amount.
Divide each of the remaining pieces of licorice into 5 pieces.
Can you finish the problem now?
Make sure everyone gets the same number of pieces.