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    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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    Re: 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.
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