Posted by **Jordan** on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 11:01pm.

Max has 12 pairs of socks. Of them, 6 pairs are blue, 3 pairs are brown, and 2 pairs are white. Max wants to know what fraction of the socks are blue or brown. How can he find the numerator?

a) Add 6+3+2

b) Add 6+3

c) Subtract 11 from 12

d) Subtract 9 from 12

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