Posted by **Laruen** on Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 7:55pm.

Amy watched television for 2 3/4 hours. Charles watched television for 1/3 of the time Amy did. How long, in minutes did Charles watch television.

2 3/4 - 1/3

right?

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 8:01pm
No.

You need to multiply 1/3 times 2 3/4

Since your answer must be in minutes, you should change the 2 3/4 hours to minutes.

Or you can change your answer to minutes.

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**Laruen**, Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 8:05pm
i got 11/12 so i guest your reduce it in order to find the minutes

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 8:13pm
11/12 can't be simplified. But you need to remember that 1 hour = 60 minutes.

Let's change 2 3/4 to minutes.

2 3/4 * 60 = 165 minutes

1/3 * 165 = 55 minutes

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 8:14pm
11/12 * 60 = 55 minutes

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**Laruen**, Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 8:20pm
I just realize it

anyways thank you soo much for making this clear for me to understand this problem

because at first I was struggling

again thank you! :)

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 8:34pm
You're very welcome, Laruen.

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