Kelly C.

asked • 01/16/19

Fractions help please

A school librarian ordered new books from the library. Of the new books ordered, 1/3 are science, 2/5 are biography, and the rest of the books or fiction. What fraction of the books ordered or fiction?

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Denise L. answered • 01/17/19

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Vickey G.

when we add 2/15+6/15= 11/15, how 15/15 come. can you explain please.
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03/21/19

Denise L.

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Yes...science and biography together are 11/15. But you also have fiction books a third category. Since all three types must add to 15/5 or 1...the fiction books are 15/15 - 11/16= 4/15. Does that help?
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03/22/19

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