# A bakery makes 15 pies. They sell pieces that are 1/4 of the pie. How many pieces can they sell from 15 pies? How do you write an expression and solve?

##### 2 Answers

There are 15 pies (let

Let y be the number of pieces they can sell in total

Each pie can be sold in 4 pieces:

Therefore,

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Let's call the number of pieces we are looking for:

We can then write and solve this equation using ratios:

15 pies would produce 60 pieces to sell.