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# 1/3 +1/3 equals how many twelfths?

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1/3 +1/3 equals how many twelfths? [#permalink]  12 Feb 2020, 09:47
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$$\frac{1}{3} +\frac{1}{3}$$ equals how many twelfths?

(A) 2

(B) 4

(C) 6

(D) 8

(E) 9

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Re: 1/3 +1/3 equals how many twelfths? [#permalink]  25 Mar 2020, 06:57
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Carcass wrote:
$$\frac{1}{3} +\frac{1}{3}$$ equals how many twelfths?

(A) 2
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) 8
(E) 9

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This question is basically asking us "How how many times does 1/12 divide into the sum of 1/3 + 1/3?"

1/3 + 1/3 = 2/3

2/3 ÷ 1/12 = 2/3 x 12/1 = 24/3 = 8

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