Six bags of soil are used to fill 5 flower pots
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5 pots need 6 bags of soil, so 1 pot needs 6/5 bags=1⅕bags.

Maybe an easier way is to start with 5 bags, then each pot uses 1 bag. The bag left over now has to be divided between 5 pots, so they get one fifth each. In all, each pot has one bag plus one fifth which is 1⅕ bags.

answered Mar 22 by Rod Top Rated User (571,200 points)

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