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pat has some t-shirts. 1/4 of the t-shirts are pink, 1/2 of the remainder are white and the rest are purple. what fraction of the t-shirts are purple?

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    I just answered to on of your earlier posts. Check it out.

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    1/4

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    4/4-1/4=3/4
    1/2 of 3/4 (remainder) = 3/8
    4/4 - (1/4 + 3/8) = 3/8 (the rest) is purple.

    check! 1/4 + 3/8 + 3/8 = 4/4 = 1

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    correction: check!
    1/4+3/8+3/8=8/8=1

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