Posted by **Jerald** on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 5:14pm.

Brad is building shelves for his mom. Each shelf will be 1/2 inch think with a 1/8 inch veneer glued on top. What is the total thickness of the shelf

5/8?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 5:18pm
Right.

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**Jerald**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 5:24pm
Fred added 6/10 3/5 and 2/6 together for an answer of 56/30 Is he right or wrong? Prove your answer

Answer: He is wrong because when you get all the denominators to the same number the numerators equal 46.

6/10=18/30

3/5=18/30

2/6=10/30

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 5:25pm
Right again.

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**Jerald**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 5:33pm
Jacob ate 2/5 of the lentil soup and his brother ate 1/4 of the soup. How much soup was left in the pot after the brothers had eaten their supper

7/20

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 5:43pm
Right.

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**Jerald**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 5:44pm
Brad rode his bike from home of a mile to the Quick Stop and passed the park on the way. Later Brad walked 3/12 of a mile from home to the park to play. What is the distance from the park to the Quick Shop?

15/24

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 5:48pm
I think you forgot part of the problem.

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**Jerald**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 5:53pm
Brad rode his bike from home 7/8 of a mile to the Quick Stop and passed the park on the way. Later Brad walked 3/12 of a mile from home to the park to play. What is the distance from the park to the Quick Shop?

15/24?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 6:06pm
Right.

15/24 = 5/8 mile

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