Posted by paige on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 8:31pm.
Jan ate 1/8 of a pizza. Then she ate 1/3 of the pizza. Later she ate 1/4 of it. How much did she eat in all?
Thank you!

math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 8:34pm
When we add fractions, we need a common denominator. For these fractions, 24 is the lowest common denominator.
1/8 = 3/24
1/3 = 8/24
1/4 = 6/24
Add the numerators.
= 17/24

math  paige, Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 8:37pm
Thank you so much for your help!!

math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 8:44pm
You're welcome.
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