Mathematics
Grade-4-
Easy

Question

A construction company is planning to build a foundation of a house. At the end of the first day, the company had taken away 3 over 6  of a truck load of dirt. On the second day, they take away  2 over 6 of a truck load. How many truck loads did the company take away in all?

  1. 3 over 6
  2. 1 over 6
  3. 4 over 6
  4. 5 over 6

Hint:

Add the fraction of dirt taken away on the first and second days.

The correct answer is: 5 over 6


    3 over 6 plus 2 over 6 equals 5 over 6
    The company took away 5 over 6 truck loads of dirt away in all.

    Read the problem multiple times in order to understand it.

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