Posted by **Bethany** on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 8:39pm.

The following chart shows the fraction of students who enjoy baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and swimming in the 7th grade.

Baseball - 2/3

Basketball- 4/5

Football- 3/10

Soccer-5/6

Swimming-1/8

What fraction of students enjoys basketball and soccer?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 8:45pm
I think you're missing something. Obviously, some students enjoy more than one sport.

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**Bethany**, Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 8:49pm
But if some students enjoy than one sport how does that go to do with anything? Can you please help me I really need help?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 8:58pm
Your problem states that 4/5 enjoy basketball, and 5/6 enjoy soccer.

4/5 + 5/6 = 24/30 + 25/30 = 49/30 = 1 19/30

That's way more than the total number of students.

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