Posted by running.from.myself on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 4:29pm.
Carol had a pizza party for her friends. She ordered 5 different kinds of pizza. After the party was over, she noticed how much each pizza she had left.
Carol's Leftover Pizza
cheese 1/4
Pepperoni 4/8
Sausage 4/12
Veggie 1/3
Supreme 3/4
Which type of pizza was the most popular choice?
Cheese
Which two types of pizza had the same amout not eaten?
Sausage and Veggie
How much cheese,pepperoni,and supreme pizza did Carol have left after the party?
1/2?

Math  running.from.myself, Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 4:32pm
Or is the last one 5/9?

Math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 4:37pm
Your first answers are right.
Pizzas left:
Cheese: 1/4
Pepperoni: 2/4
Supreme: 3/4
Total left: 6/4 = 1 1/2

Math  running.from.myself, Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 4:40pm
How does pepperoni change to 2/4?

Math  running.from.myself, Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 4:42pm
I simplified it to 1/2

Math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 4:46pm
When you add and subtract fractions, all denominators must be the same.

Math  running.from.myself, Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 4:46pm
Ok Thanks! I see how to do it now

Math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 4:48pm
You're welcome. :)
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