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In a fifth grade class of 16 students, one-half of the students arrived at school early,one-fourth arrived on time, and one-eight arrived late. On that day how many were absent? Solve using comparison bars.

16 * 1/2 = 8
16 * 1/4 = 4
16 * 1/8 = 2

8 + 4 + 2 = 14
16 - 14 = ?

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