1. ## Easy word problem

4/7 of the birthday cake was eaten on your
was left. You get to finish the cake, how much is
left?

2. Originally Posted by supermerlin1234
4/7 of the birthday cake was eaten on your
was left. You get to finish the cake, how much is
left?
Before or after I eat the remainder?

3. I don't know.

4. Originally Posted by supermerlin1234
4/7 of the birthday cake was eaten on your
was left. You get to finish the cake, how much is
left?
Let the initial amount of cake be M. Then there's 3M/7 cake left after the birthday, Dad eats half of this, that is, 3M/14. So there's 3M/14 cake left.

So there's 3/14 of the cake left.