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Rick sold 26 of the total apples in Street A
and 512 of the total apples in Street B.

Calculate the combined fraction of apples sold by Rick in the two streets.


A
46
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B
912
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C
1112
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D
56
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Solution

The correct option is B 912
Fraction of apples sold in Street A =26

We can represent this fraction as:


Fraction of apples sold in Street B =512

We can represent this fraction as:


The fractions are unlike fractions.
So, to calculate the combined fraction, convert the fractions into like fractions.

So, we can represent 26 as:


Calculating the combined fraction of apples sold in the streets A and B:

26 + 512 = 412 + 512

=4 +512

=912


912 is the combined fraction of apples sold by Rick in the streets A and B.

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