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margaret buys 54 apples. she uses 1/3 apples for muffins. She used 1/2 the apples for pies. which expression as a fraction could be used to show how many apples she has left?

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    6/6 - 2/6 - 3/6 = 1/6

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    First find a common denominator which is 6. So she uses 2/6 for muffins, 3/6 for pies, and this leaves 1/6 apples left. 18 apples for muffins, 27 for pies, and 9 left over.

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