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## Kylan had 1 ⅜ kilograms of fertilizer. He used some to fertilize a flower bed, and he only had ⅔ kilograms left. How much fertilizer was use

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Kylan had 1 ⅜ kilograms of fertilizer. He used some to fertilize a flower bed, and he only had ⅔ kilograms left. How much fertilizer was used in the flower bed?

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2021-08-20T21:58:05+00:00
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Answer: 17/24Step-by-step explanation:let x be the fertilizer used in the flower bedto find how much he has left

1 3/8 – x = 2/3

the fraction 1 3/8 we can write as 11/8

11/8 – x = 2/3

11/8 -2/3= x

we need the common denominator between 8 and 3, which is 24

33/24-16/24=17/24