Math
posted by Lulu .
Dale sent Sasha a 2 II2pound box of candy. Sasha's little sister ate I;4 of the candy.
Sasha's pet poodle ate 1/8 of the original amount. Ifno one else has eaten any candy,
how much candy does Sasha have left?

Dale sent Sasha a 2 I/2pound box of candy. Sasha's little sister ate I/4 of the candy.
Sasha's pet poodle ate 1/8 of the original amount. Ifno one else has eaten any candy,
how much candy does Sasha have left? 
1/4 + 1/8 = 2/8 + 1/8 = 3/8
2 1/2 pounds  3/8 =
5/2  3/8 = 20/8  3/8 = 17/8 = 2 1/8 pounds left