Posted by **Sue** on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 10:36pm.

Subtracting a Fraction From 1

Joe Jumped robe for 3 minutes and 24 seconds. How many seconds is three minutes and 24 seconds.

I can figure this out but have no clue how to turn it into a fraction subtraction problem...Can't remember.

Thanks!

- 4th grade math -
**Aileen**, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 8:52am
there are 60 second in 1 minutes. so, multiply 3 and 24 =72. so add 72+24=96 seconds. your answer is 96 seconds.

- 4th grade math -
**Mbaintu**, Sunday, March 15, 2009 at 10:41pm
I think 96 seconds is wrong.

There are 60 seconds in 1 minute. Multiply 60x3=180+24=204.

Your answer is 204 seconds.

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