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anonymous

  • one year ago

Jay gave away 1/2 of his money on Monday . He then gave away 1/3 of what was left on Tuesday. What fraction of his original money does he have left ? Plz HELP !!!!

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @ccswims can you help me out plz ?

  2. ccswims
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1439234966961:dw| he started out with a whole

  3. ccswims
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1439235001838:dw| then he gave away half

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    do 1/2 + 1/3

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    to get 5/6

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    now do 1-5/6

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    to get 1/6

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @ccswims Is that correct?

  9. ccswims
    • one year ago
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    you cant add 1/2 and 1/3 because they have two different denominators

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    not if you convert them

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    1/2 is equal to 3/6 and 1/3 is equal to 2/6

  12. anonymous
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    so if you add them you can get 5/6

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    that's when I did 1-5/6

  14. anonymous
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    to get 1/6

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    After I added 1/2 and 1/3 together & I got 5/6 what should I do now ?

  16. ccswims
    • one year ago
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    ok, you can also do 1/2 = 0.5 and 1/3 = 0.333 0.5 - 0.333 = 0.16 0.16 = 1/6

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Wait can I also just do 5/6 minus 1/3 to get my final answer ? @ccswims

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Is the final answer 1/6 @ccswims cause for my final answer I got 1/6

  19. ccswims
    • one year ago
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    yes, it is 1/6

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thanks again @ccswims :)

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Are u mathmetican ?

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