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Posted by **Colton** on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:22pm.

What fraction of the pie was NOT eaten?

A.1/3

B.1/4

C.2/3

D.3/4

We did this one together in class and my teacher said it was D

Explain?

I know its not B cause 3/12=1/4

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:29pm12 - 3 = 9 pieces they didn't eat

9/12

Divide the numerator and the denominator by 3

9/12 = 3/4

Another way to figure it out is subtract 12/12 - 3/12 = 9/12 = 3/4

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**Colton**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:38pmThanks Ms. Sue!

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:42pmYou're welcome, Colton.

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