how would the most logical way to go about this question?

A bag of sweets is shared between 3 persons Anna, Tony, Ella. If Anna receives one third of the sweets and Tony receives one quarter of the sweets, what fraction is left for Ella?

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- Oct 3rd 2012, 06:45 AMSpixol123Maths
how would the most logical way to go about this question?

A bag of sweets is shared between 3 persons Anna, Tony, Ella. If Anna receives one third of the sweets and Tony receives one quarter of the sweets, what fraction is left for Ella? - Oct 3rd 2012, 06:46 AMProve ItRe: Maths
The remaining part is what's left when you subtract 1/3 and 1/4 from 1.

So 1 - 1/3 - 1/4 = 12/12 - 4/12 - 3/12 = 5/12.