Posted by **Dobby** on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 11:50pm.

Faith earned 1/3 of her allowance from washing the dishes and 1/6 of her allowance from cleaning her room. How much of Faith $36 allowance was not earned from washing the dishes or cleaning room?

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**jesse**, Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 12:02am
1/6=$6

1/3=$12=

$18-$36=

$18 or 1/2

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**Jennifer**, Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 12:04am
First find out how much of her allowance she earned washing dishes and cleaning her room:

(1/3)+(1/6) (Find LCD)

=(2/6)+(1/6)

=3/6

=1/2

So if 1/2 of her allowance is earned washing dishes and cleaning her room, then the other 1/2 of her allowance is earned doing other things. So:

(1/2)(36)=$13.00

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**Jennifer**, Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 12:06am
Sorry, hit the wrong key:

(1/2)(36)=$18.00

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