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Posted by **Jerald** on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 6:25pm.

A.1/6

B.3/6

C.7/8

D.2/6

A?

Before Chad shared his starburst with his friends he had 12 pieces. He gave 2 orange ones to Katy and 2 green ones and a red one to BRett. Which expression can be used to find the number of starbursts that Chad had left?

A.12-(2/12+3/12)

B.1-(1/6+1/4)

C.1/6+1/4

D.2/12+3/12

A?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 9, 2012 at 6:41pmYour first answer is right.

But the second problem has a similar flaw to the one we discussed a few minutes ago.

The problem ask us to find the number of starbursts Chad had left.

12 - (2 + 3) = 7 pieces left

None of your answer choices is correct.

12 - (2/12 + 3/12) = 12 - 5/12 = 11 7/12

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**Jerald**, Friday, November 9, 2012 at 6:44pmSo should I ask the teacher about the two problems that are faulty? But is A for the starburst question partly right? Is it just missing a few stuff like in the other question?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 9, 2012 at 6:47pmYes, ask your teacher. None of the answers comes even close to answering the question.

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