4th grade
posted by emily .
In a fifth grade class of 16 students, onehalf of the students arrived at school early,onefourth arrived on time, and oneeight arrived late. On that day how many were absent? Solve using comparison bars.

16 * 1/2 = 8
16 * 1/4 = 4
16 * 1/8 = 2
8 + 4 + 2 = 14
16  14 = ?