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    fraction problem

    Write and solve a story problem for 2 1/2 + 1/ 1/3

    Write and solve a story problem for 2 1/2 - 1 1/3

    Thank you
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    Quote Originally Posted by recca View Post
    Write and solve a story problem for 2 1/2 + 1/ 1/3

    Write and solve a story problem for 2 1/2 - 1 1/3

    Thank you
    Write a story problem?! Like, i had 2 1/2 cookies, then I ate 1 1/3... now i only have 1/6 left?! (\frac{9}{6} - \frac{8}{6}=\frac{1}{6})
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    Quote Originally Posted by recca View Post
    Write and solve a story problem for 2 1/2 + 1/ 1/3

    Write and solve a story problem for 2 1/2 - 1 1/3

    Thank you
    hi
    here it is mixed number 2 1/2 = 5/2 and 1 1/3 = 4/3
    Lcm of 2 and 3 is 6
    15/6 and 8/6
    adding 15/6+8/6 = 23/6
    subtracting 15/6 - 8/6 = 7/6
    ok
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    Thumbs up pieces of paper

    say you had 2 1/2 pieces of paper and someone gave you 1 1/3 more you would have 3 5/6 pieces all together
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