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Solve each of the following problems, showing all of your work.

  1. Ten friends are going to share  pounds of ice cream. How large is each person's share?

    What if there were pounds of ice cream to share?
    Each person would get pounds, because pounds divided among people is pounds each.
    Try using this same process to find how much ice cream each person gets when there are and one-third pounds of ice cream.

  2. Ten yards of ribbon is cut into pieces that are each  yards long. How many pieces are there?

    Read this one carefully. In this problem yards are being divided into pieces that are   yards long.

    Try estimating a reasonable answer first. Then calculate and see if your answer makes sense.