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There are 96new houses being built in a neighborhood. Last month, 1/3 of them were sold. This month, 3/8 of the remaining houses were sold. How many houses are left to be sold?

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  1. anonymous
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    Sixty?

  2. anonymous
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    how did u get that ?

  3. anonymous
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    I subtratced a third and three eighths from 96.

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    subtracted*

  5. anonymous
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    WAIT NO.

  6. anonymous
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    The answer is 28 houses.

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    r u sure?

  8. anonymous
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    Yes. 3/8 = 36. How do I know? 96/8=12, and 12*3=36. Also, a third of 96 is 32, so you would subtract 32 from 96 which is 64, and then you'd subtract 36 more. 36 came from 3/8.

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    it said that was wrong the answer was 40

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    Fml.

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