Alice bought of a pound of grapes and ate of a pound. How many pounds were left?
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Alice bought 8/9 of a pound of grapes and ate 1/3 of a pound. How many pounds were left?
8/9 - 1/3 in order to add/subtract fractions they have to be over the same denominator. so with is the LCD of 9 and 3
ok thanks i got it
alice has 5/9 left