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## Fractions Help Resources

Many of my students come to me needing to learn, or at least review, on how to handle operations involving fractions. I have found that the mere appearance of a fraction in a problem can invoke anxiety in some students. My goal for this post, and any that follow relating to this topic, is to not only teach you how to work with fractions, but to also help you gain confidence.   First,... read more

The manager of a small company claims that three out of every four of her workers are women. She employs between 30 and 40 workers altogether. If her statement is true how many workers could she have...

Mercedes and Nora each got frozen yogurt for a treat. Mercedes ate 3/8 of her yogurt, and Nora ate 3/4 of her yogurt. They agree that they ate the same amount of yogurt. Explain how that could be...

Jerry spent 1/4 of his money on erasers, and 3/8 of his money on pencils. he spent \$15 on notebooks while shopping for school supplies. How much total money did he spend on shopping for school supplies...

Khwarizmi stipulated that if his wife had a son he would inherite 2/3 of his estate and his wife the remaining 1/3 . If she were to have a daughter she would inherite 1/3 and his wife the 2/3 of his...

Three brothers want an equal share of an apple. Each will get 1/3 of the Apple. They cut the apple into thirds and then into sixths. How many 1/6 parts are equal to 1/3.