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Mary Beth has a bag of 3 different types of candies. The fractions of two types of candies in the bag are listed below.

Candies that have nuts 59/100
Candies that have caramel 2/10
The rest of the candies in the bag have chocolate. What fraction of the candies in Mary Beth's bag have either nuts or caramel?
This is a sample question from the 4th grade leap test booklet need to explain to daughter how to understand the answer


Trying to Solve

we have to convert 2/10 to  20/100

then the fraction became 59/100 + 20 / 100

Therefore  79/100
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