Posted by **Connie** on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 11:07pm.

2 students are learning how to bake apple and blueberry pies. The first student makes an apple pie and the second student bakes a blueberry pie. If the first student eats 1/4 of the apple pie and the second student eats 1/2 of the blueberry pie, which expression represents how much pie the second student ate?

a. 1/2- 1/4

b. 1/2+ 1/4

c. 2- 1/4

d. 2+ 1/2

- 6 th grade math -
**PsyDAG**, Friday, March 26, 2010 at 1:01pm
From the information provided, the "second student ate" 1/2 of the blueberry pie. Unless you have misstated the problem, none of the alternatives apply.

Of the two pies, he ate 1/4 of the two pies. Still,none of the alternatives apply.

Recheck the problem.

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