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?

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

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**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

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

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

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

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

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

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