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posted by Ayra .
Alex took 1/4 bottle of milk for his breakfast. What part of the milk was left if he drank 1/2 of the remaining milk for his snack?
So he drank 1/2 of 1/4 bottle? And he started with 1/4?
left = started  drank
= 1/4  1/2 * 1/4
I think the problem reads this way
Alex has a bottle of milk. Alex used 1/4 of it for breakfast, so 3/4 was left after breakfast.
Then Alex used 1/2(3/4) of the bottle for lunch, so 3/8 should be left.
you may be right. I just have a special place in my heart for word problems that leave one wondering.
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