Chocolate Fractions

Problem #67
Deadline to submit the solution: April 30th, 2002

 If you eat 2/8 of a chocolate bar, and your brother eats ¼ of the same chocolate bar, Q1: how much of the chocolate is left?

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mamie from usa
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Abishek from NY USA
Solution:
Q1: 1/2

2/8 =1/4,1/4+1/4=1/2,1-1/2=1/2
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Jagaur from usa
Solution:
Q1: 1/2 or 2/4 or 4/8

using fraction tiles i know that 8/8 and 4/4 and 2/2 all = 1 whole square. so 2/8 and 1/4 are the same, and together 1/2 od the chocloate was eaten
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Chelsi from United States
Solution:
Q1: one half

2/8's is the same as 1/4. If you put these fractions together, you get 1/2.
About me: I am in the second grade and I am a very smart student. I love challenges.
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Branky from United States
Solution:
Q1: one-half

two-eights equals one fourth and one-fourth plus one-fourth equals one half so if one half was eaten then one-half is left
About me: I love math and cats too
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ARJUN from USA
Solution:
Q1: 1/2 (HALF CHOCOLATE)

HE ATE 2/8 CHOCOLATE=1/4 HIS BROTHER ATE =1/4 1/4+1/4=1/2 THAT MEANS HALF(1/2) CHOCOLATE LEFT.
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Unknown from ?
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dell from las vase
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Sonja from USA
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Bubba Peter from USA
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Eddie from U.S.A.
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Christina from USA
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jordan from england
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