Andy eats 1/4, Paul eats 1/5, Anna eats 1/3, Mary eats 1/8

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Andy eats 1/4, Paul eats 1/5, Anna eats 1/3, Mary eats 1/8

Postby Treeclimber » Fri Aug 28, 2009 12:39 am

Exactly how much of a coffee cake is left for you after andrew eats one fourth of the cake, paul eats one fifth of the cake, anna eats one third of the cake and mary its one eigth of the cake?

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Postby stapel_eliz » Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:32 am

Take "1", being the whole cake, and subtract from this the various listed fractions. The result represents how much is left. :wink:


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