Red pencils = 4/9
9 - 4 = 5
Not red = 5/9
I'm sorry, but I read the question wrong.
4 pencils are not red, so 4/9 are not red.
Thanks, Writeacher for catching this mistake.
Badly worded question!! I see them all the time in my granddaughter's (3rd grade) math homework.
Try these problems:
Hey! I got 'em all right!! (Tricky little things!)
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