Posted by **jayjay** on Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3:03pm.

the sum of two fractions is 7/12. therre difference is 1/12. they have the same denominators. what are the two fractions?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3:22pm
What answer did you get?

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**mary**, Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3:31pm
1/3 and 1/4

1/3 is 4/12 and 1/4 is 3/12 they have the same denominator and their difference

is 1/12. The hint is that when you subtract the denominators must be the same.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 4:23pm
mary -- we try not to give answers on the Jiskha homework board. If jayjay had answered, I would have helped him find the right answer.

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