maths
posted by tia on .
karen decorated her mother's birthday cake. onethird of candles are pink, threeeights are yellow, onequater are blue and the two remaining candles are white. calculate
(a). the fraction of candles that are white.
(b). the total number of candles on the cake.

a. Add the fractions:
1/3 + 3/8 + 1/4 =
8/24 + 9/24 + 6/24 = 23/24
24/24  23/24 = 1/24