Posted by tlyer on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 7:34pm.
Jims dog buried 1/2 of his bones in Marks backyard. He buried 1/3 of his bones in Jeans backyard. He still had 4 bones left to bury.
how many bones did jims dog have in all.

5th grade  Kelly, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 7:48pm
is it 24/6?

5th grade  bobpursley, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 8:07pm
Lets say he had 12 bones. Half gone (six), 4 in jeans, 2 left. Hmmm. That is one half of what Jims Dogs really had left.
So try starting with 24 bones.

5th grade  Aileen, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 9:03am
1/2 + 1/3 + 4=4.8 so round to 5 bones.
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