5th math

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ms. sue please!explain to me one again i'm not getting it yet. 1/4+1/8= ?

step by step please!! thank you..

  • 5th math -

    Imagine a pizza cut into 4 equal pieces. Each piece is 1/4 of the pizza.

    If you cut each of those 4 pieces in half, you'll have 8 pieces. Now each piece is 1/8 of the pizza.

    Study this site.

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/fractions_addition.html

    For your problem, you need to have a common denominator.

    Can you take it from here?

  • 5th math -

    (1/4)*(2/2)=2/8

    (1/4)=(2/8)

    (1/4)+(1/8)= (2/8)+(1/8) =3/8

  • 5th math -

    hello! bosnian, thank you for taking your value time to help me out. yeah, i got it..
    thank you !

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