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Postby Xo Exia oX on Tue Jul 14, 2009 12:22 am

After spending 5/12 of her monthly allowance, Carole has $140 left. What is her allowance?
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Postby stapel_eliz on Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:32 am

If she's spent 5/12, what fraction remains?

If $140 is 7/12, then what is 1/12?

Then what is 12/12, or her whole allowance? :wink:
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