Posted by **michaela** on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:17pm.

jessica made 8/3 pounds of fudge. she gives 3/4 pound of fudge to will. how many pounds or how much of a pound of fudge does she have left?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:20pm
8/3 = 32/12

3/4 = 9/12

32/12 - 9/12 = 23/12 = 1 11/12 pound left

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**michaela**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:27pm
thank u

can u help me with another one i get so confused with word problems

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:29pm
Sure, I'll help you with another one.

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**michaela**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:35pm
thank u....jessica made 8/3 pounds of fudge. she gives 3/4 of what she has to will.

A. how many pounds or how much of a pound of fudge does will get?

B. how many pounds or how much of a pound of fudge she have left?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:43pm
(3/4) * (8/3) = 24/12 = 2 pounds

32/12 - 24/12 = 9/12 = 3/4 pound left.

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**michaela**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:45pm
thank u so much

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:49pm
You're very welcome.

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 5:53pm
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