Posted by **steph ** on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 9:19am.

a boy eats 1/3 and 1/2 of a pizza for himself. what fraction of the original pizza does he have left

- fractions -
**Writeacher**, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 9:23am
1-(1/3+1/2)=

Clearly, you need to add the fractions first, and then subtract that answer from 1.

http://www.aaastudy.com/fra66kx2.htm

from http://www.aaamath.com/

What do you get?

- fractions -
**steph **, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 9:27am
I GOT 1/6

- fractions -
**Writeacher**, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 9:31am
That's right!

- fractions -
**steph **, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 9:39am
THANK YOU

- fractions -
**Writeacher**, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 9:51am
You're very welcome.

That second link I sent should help you with all kinds of math questions for several years!

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- fractions - sammi cuts a pizza into 8 equal parts she eats 2 pieces .what ...
- math - Mrs walkers ordered 10 pizza's for a party . Each pizza is cut into 8 ...
- Math - Lou eats 6/8 of a pizza. What fraction of pizza is left over?
- math - jeff has 1/2 pizza left in the fridge. at breakfast he ate 1/3 of it.What...
- math - Alex has 1/2 pizza left in the fridge. At breakfast he ate 1/3 of it. ...
- Math - If there are 7 people at a party and four pizza's and each person eats 3/...
- Alegbra - A & B Share a $21.00 pizza. B eats 2/3 the amount that A eats. How ...
- Math - If you ordered two pizzas for dinner Friday. Date ate 3/4 of one pizza, ...
- Math - Julio ordered towo pizzas for dinner Friday. Dad ate 3/4 of one pizza, ...
- 4th grade math - If you ordered two pizzas for dinner Friday. Dad ate 3/4 of one...

More Related Questions