# Rick has 1/2 of a footlong sub left from yesterday. He ate 1/3 of the leftover sandwich as a snack. What fraction of the entire sandwich did he eat as a snack?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 30, 2016

He ate another

#### Explanation:

He ate one third of the half that he had.

That's the English sorted!

Now for the maths. IT is exactly the same.

OR :

as soon as you see the denominators of 2 and 3 you should realise that you are working with sixths.

The original footlong was

Half was eaten, meaning that of the

One third is eaten, so three-sixths divided by 3 is

Or: find