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Dina added five-sixths of a bag of soil to her garden. Her neighbour Natasha added eleven-eighths bags of soil to her garden. How much more soil did Natasha add than Dina?

 Apr 28, 2021
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We need to make the fractions the same. The LCM of 6 and 8 is 24, so

 

5/6 x 4 = 20/24, and 11/8 x 3 = 33/24,

 

We need to subtract them, so

 

33/24 - 20/24 = 13/24

 Apr 28, 2021

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