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# Mary cuts an apple pie into 8 pieces. She cuts half of the pieces into

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Mary cuts an apple pie into 8 pieces. She cuts half of the pieces into thirds for the children. She cuts 75 percent of the remaining pieces in half for her friends. How many pieces of pie are there in total now?

A) 16
B) 18
C) 19
D) 22
E) 23

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11 Apr 2019, 10:43
8 pieces.
Half pieces, i.e, 4 pieces into thirds. 12 pieces.
Total of 16 pieces.
75% of the remaining is 3 pieces. 3 pieces into half. i.e, 6 pieces.
Total of 12+6+1 = 19

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