Posted by Connie on .
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,
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.