# maths

lisa won the lottery
she used 1/2 of her lottery win to buy a house
she gave 1/6 of her lottery win to charity

lisa then shared the remainder of her lottery win equally amongst her 4 children

what is the fraction of lisa's lottery win that each of her 4 children received?

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1. What's left
(1-1/2-1/6)
=(6-3-1)÷6
= 2÷6
= 1/3
Each child gets
(1/3)÷4
=1/12 of the original lottery winnings.

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