# If Sharon buys 3 pieces of bread for $1, how much would she pay for 20 pieces of bread?

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- Anonymous4 months ago
Use a ratio, let X be the price you want

X / 20 = $1 / 3

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- ZheiaLv 64 months ago
It would be 1/3 x 20 = 6.67 dollars, unless there was a special offer on like 3 pieces for the price of 2.

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- Jim MoorLv 74 months ago
Given you want 20 pieces, start there and apply (conversions):

20 pieces ($1/3 pieces) = $6.6666666666666666666666666666667

Which rounds to $6.67

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- ComoLv 74 months ago
3 pieces _________$ 1

20 pieces_______$ 20 / 3 = $ 6•67

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- KrishnamurthyLv 74 months ago
If Sharon buys 3 pieces of bread for $1,

she would pay $6.67 for 20 pieces of bread.

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- ToddLv 74 months ago
How many times does 3 go into 20? 20/3.

You can write it out verbatim. 1 dollar per 3 bread. The per is usually written as a division, so (1 dollar / 3 bread). How much for 20 bread? (1 dollar / 3 bread = ? dollar / 20 bread. Multiple both sides by (20 bread) . The bread unit cancels to give you (20 / 3) dollar.

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