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anonymous
 one year ago
Matt is making cookies. He adds 3 over 4 cup of sugar to a bowl. He then removes two 1 over 8 cups of sugar. Which of the following best explains the amount of sugar left in the bowl?
anonymous
 one year ago
Matt is making cookies. He adds 3 over 4 cup of sugar to a bowl. He then removes two 1 over 8 cups of sugar. Which of the following best explains the amount of sugar left in the bowl?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0tal tal the multiple choices are too long and i cant copy and paste sorry

Tal_Tal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well you subtract 3/4 and 1/8 do you know how?

Tal_Tal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay let me try to explain this hold on

Tal_Tal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01/8 = 1/8  you're set for the first one. 3/4 x 2/2 = 6/8  all I did there was multiply the fraction by '1' only in the form of '2/2.' 1/8  6/8 Just subtract the numerators. 5/8  ANSWER. Hope this helped, and good luck!! :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is not one of my multiple choices so idk.....

Tal_Tal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh can you just put the numbers for your choices

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@Tal_Tal An important part of solving a math problem is getting an answer that makes sense. The problem states that a person added an amount of sugar to a bowl. Then some sugar was removed from the bowl. You can end up with some sugar or no sugar in the bowl, but your answer of a negative amount makes no sense because it has no meaning in the real world. That means your answer cannot be correct.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@abby1012 I'm trying to understand the problem. At first, 3/4 cup of sugar was added to the bowl, right?

Tal_Tal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you for pointing that out I'll keep that in mind next time!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0um okay so if his own is wrong what is it ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes @mathstudent55 but it has because and then it has numbers sorry cant copy and paste

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.23/4 cup was added to the bowl. The 2 amounts of 1/8 cup each were taken from the bowl. Is this what the problem is telling you?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@abby1012 It's ok. That's why I'm asking to make sure I understand the problem before I try to help you.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Matt is making cookies. He adds 3 over 4 cup of sugar to a bowl. He then removes two 1 over 8 cups of sugar. Which of the following best explains the amount of sugar left in the bowl?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is all i can copy and paste

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(\sf He ~adds ~3/4 ~cup ~of ~sugar ~to ~a ~bowl.\) \(\sf He ~then ~removes ~\color{red}{two}~ 1/8 ~cups ~of ~sugar.\)

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1444240879406:dw

Tal_Tal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Mathstudent can you help me with my question once you are done? thank you!!

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2That means this is the calculation we need to do. dw:1444241012258:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and @mathstudent55 yes

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Since we are subtracting fractions, we need a common denominator. The LCD of 4 and 8 is 8, so we will use a common denominator of 8 for all 3 fractions.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1444241100493:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@abby1012 Do you follow so far?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yip i am still folowing

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2When we subtract fractions, we subtract the numerators and just keep the common denominator.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1444241197965:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What is 6  1  1 ?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1444241249035:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1444241288309:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Correct. 6  1  1 = 4, so our numerator is now 4. The denominator is 8, so we have 4/8

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yip i see four over 8 on my multiple choice

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Since we now have 4/8, we need to reduce the fraction. We notice that both 4 and 8 are divisible by 4, so we can divide the numerator and denoninator by 4.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1444241400761:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my multiple choice just wants 4/8 and why is it 4/8

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2There is no 1/2 in your choices?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Then 4/8 is correct.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but thanks u helped alot
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