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

What answer did you get?

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. 
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.

If you are doing a line in go math lesson 6.3 your answer for 1/8 +1/4 your estimate will be 0

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The correct answer is 4/12 and 3/12.
This is because 4+3=7 and 43=1 So here,
4/12 + 3/12= 7/12
4/12  3/12= 1/12
Therefore, you have to find the answer by adding these different numbers and gets the number also by subtracting but same.
(Now do you understand)?