Posted by jake on Friday, December 7, 2012 at 7:53pm.
Jerome, Kevin, & Seth shared a submarine sandwich. Jerome ate 1/2 of the sandwich, Kevin ate 1/3 of the sandwich and Seth ate the rest. What is the ration of Jerome's share to Kevin's share to Seth's share?
- 8th grade math - Ms. Sue, Friday, December 7, 2012 at 7:55pm
The least common denominator of 1/2 and 1/3 is 6.
1/2 = 3/6
1/3 = 2/6
How much does that leave for Seth?
- 8th grade math - Mac, Friday, December 7, 2012 at 7:59pm
Get a common denominator
If you have a/6 and b/6 and c/6, then a:b:c would be the ratio and a+b+c=6
- 8th grade math - Emily, Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 8:26pm
1/3 for Seth. The ratio is 3:2:1
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