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 Post subject: need fractions help pleasePosted: Fri Nov 28, 2014 10:06 pm

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my daughter need help pls

the question is

jane spent a quarter of her pocket money on a book, saved half of it and spent the rest on sweets. if she spent £1.25 on sweets how much did she have at first?

but how

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 Post subject: Re: need maths help pleasePosted: Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:09 pm

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Hi Agah

We know that Jane spent a quarter on a book, saved half and spent the rest (ie another quarter) on sweets

if the sweets were £1.25 and that is a quarter of the total then the total must be £1.25 * 4 = £5.00

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 Post subject: Re: need maths help pleasePosted: Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:31 pm

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thank you very much hermanmunster

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