Posted by **pat** on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10:29pm.

ms. sue please!explain to me one again i'm not getting it yet. 1/4+1/8= ?

step by step please!! thank you..

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10:38pm
Imagine a pizza cut into 4 equal pieces. Each piece is 1/4 of the pizza.

If you cut each of those 4 pieces in half, you'll have 8 pieces. Now each piece is 1/8 of the pizza.

Study this site.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/fractions_addition.html

For your problem, you need to have a common denominator.

Can you take it from here?

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**Bosnian**, Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10:46pm
(1/4)*(2/2)=2/8

(1/4)=(2/8)

(1/4)+(1/8)= (2/8)+(1/8) =3/8

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**pat**, Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 11:21pm
hello! bosnian, thank you for taking your value time to help me out. yeah, i got it..

thank you !

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