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Adding Fractions 4

Directions: Using the whole numbers 1 through 10, at most one time each, fill in the boxes so that the sum is equal to 1 whole.



What three unit fractions add up to exactly 1 whole? What numbers would you use for the denominators? Why?



There are many solutions. Here are some possible solutions:
1/6 + 4/8 + 3/9
3/6 + 2/8 + 1/4

Source: Joshua Nelson

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  1. this was an interesting problem I loved the fact that you could answer many times and get different anwers.

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