Mathematics
dodge2003
2016-04-28 17:56:57
Amal had 12 stuffed animals and gave 3 over 4 of them to charity. Maria had 6 stuffed animals and gave 1 third to charity Who had the most stuffed animals left?
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cristen1
2016-04-28 18:08:27

3/4 of 12 = 9 So, 12-9=3 & 1/3 of 6 = 2 So, 6-2=4 3<4 Maria has the most stuffed animals left

lydialumpkin96
2016-04-28 18:09:42

To solve: Amal gave away 3/4, meaning that he had 1/4 left. Maria gave away 1/3, meaning she had 2/3 left. Amal: (12)(1/4)=3 stuffed animals left Maria: (6)(2/3)=4 stuffed animals left Answer: Maria had the most stuffed animals left.

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