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Jasmine started with a full bag of pretzels, but by the time she got home she had only six left. In a task designed to apply and extend previous understandings of division to divide unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions, the unknown fraction leftover and the initial number of pretzels in the bag can be found using various possible strategies. Two possible solutions are provided although more are possible. The activity is a great lead-in to working with division involving fractions and whole numbers.