# Reese brought 2 sandwiches for her school lunch. Each sandwich was cut into fourths. After she ate lunch, Reese had 3 pieces of sandwich left. How many pieces did Reese eat?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 4, 2018

5 pieces

#### Explanation:

1 sandwich was cut into fourths, meaning 4 pieces.

That means, the 2 sandwiches Reese brought were cut into

2 x 4 = 8 pieces total.

After lunch, Reese had 3 pieces of sandwich left.

Pieces of sandwich Reese ate = 8 - 3 = 5 pieces.