Elena and her friends order a 24-slice party pizza.She and her friends eat 2/3 of a pizza. a) How many slices do they eat altogether?

b) Her brother Marcus eats 1/2 of what is left.What fraction of the pizza does Marcus eat?

# Answer

a) Elena and her friends ate:

2/3 of 24 slices:

2 x 24 / 3 = 48 / 3 = **16 slices.**

b) Marcus eats 1/2 of ( 24 - 16 ) :

1/2 x 8 = 8 / 2 = 4 slices.

The fraction of the pizza that Marcus eats:

4/24 = **1/6**