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fraction word problem. please advise on how to work the problem

Phillip and Jane had a pie each.
Phippip ate 1/4 of his and Jane ate more of the pie than Phillip. Which fraction of his pie could Jane have eaten.

Possible answers: 2/5 1/6 2/8 or 1/8

Please advise whether or not answer is 2/5

  • fractions - , Friday, June 10, 2011 at 8:00am

    2/5 is the only one of those fraction choices that is larger than 1/4 -- so that's the one!

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