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!

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**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

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

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

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