# I had 48 marbles in my jar. I lost 1/8 and gave 1/6 to my best friend. How many marbles were left in my jar?

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

### Solution:

- Start with 48
- Lost 6 (1/8 of 48 =s 6)
- Gave 8 to a friend (1/6 of 48 is 8)
- 48 – 6 – 8
- = 48 – 14
- = 34

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