# Billy had 24 trading cards. He gave 7 of his cards to Miko and 9 of his cards to Teri. What fraction of his originai 24 cards does Billy have left?

Jul 1, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Billy gave away: $7 + 9 = 16$ cards.

Bill has $24 - 16 = 8$ cards left.

Bill has $\frac{8}{24} = \frac{8}{8 \times 3} = \frac{\textcolor{red}{\cancel{\textcolor{b l a c k}{8}}} 1}{\textcolor{red}{\cancel{\textcolor{b l a c k}{8}}} \times 3} = \frac{1}{3}$ of the original 24 cards left.