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Beth has 1/4 bag of candy. She ate 1/2 of the candy. What fraction of the whole bag is leftover.? I say 7/8, she ate 1/2 of 1/4 which is 1/8, there are 8/8's in a WHOLE BAG... subtract the 1/8 she ate and there are 7/8 left. The question
Asks what fraction of the WHOLE BAG IS LEFT, NOT what fraction of the 1/4 bag is left. Is my answer of 7/8 correct.?

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  1. correct.

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  2. is this realy correct

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  3. Beth had 1/4 box of candy. She ate 1/2 of the candy. What fraction of the whole box does she have left

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