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.

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

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**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.

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

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