Carlina L.

asked • 01/23/15

Three fraction expressions

Julia collects colored beads for craft projects. Of Julia's beads, 4/9 are silver, 1/5 are gold, and 1/4 are blue. The rest of the beads are red. Which expression gives the closest extimates of the fraction of red beads Julia has?
The answer choices are:
a.  1-1/2-1/2-1/2
b.  1-2/3-1/3-1/3
c.  1-1/4-1/4-1/4
d.  1-2/5-1/5-1/5

1 Expert Answer


Jacoby B. answered • 01/23/15

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