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Posted by **carson** on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 9:37pm.

- math -
**Steve**, Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:57amoriginal amount = x

mark ate x/2, leaving x/2

Rachel ate 1/3(x/2) = x/6, leaving x/3

Fred ate 1/4(x/3) = x/12, leaving x/4

Britany ate 12 = x/4

so, x=48

check

Mark ate 24, left 24

Rachel ate 8, left 16

Fred ate 4, left 12

Britany: 12

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