Mathematics

Question

Sammy drinks 1/3 of the milk carton, Tikki drinks 5/12 of the milk carton, and Georgia drinks 1/6 of the milk carton. What fraction of the carton of milk is left over?

2 Answer

  • 1/3 of the milk carton+ 5/12 of the milk carton+ 1/6 of the milk carton
    = (4+5+2)/12 of the milk carton (common denominator).
    = 11/12 of the milk carton.

    Sammy, Tikki, and Georgia totally drink 11/12 of the milk carton.

    1 milk carton- 11/12 of the milk carton
    = 12/12 of the milk carton- 11/12 of the milk carton
    = 1/12 of the milk carton.

    There is 1/12 of the milk carton left over, so the final answer is 1/12 of the milk carton.

    Hope this helps~ 
  • First we need to make all the fractions have the same denominator so our denominator is going to be 12 so 1/3=4/12
    5/12 we are going to leave it untouched because it already has a denominator of 12 and 1/6=2/12 so
    4/12+5/12+2/12=11/12
    Now you are going to subtract 12/12-11/12 because 12/12 represents a whole so 12/12-11/12=1/12 so you have 1/12 of the milk left
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