if tim spent three fifths of his money on sweets and three tenths on ice cream, what fraction of his money had he left?

if tim spent three fifths of his money on sweets and three tenths on ice cream, what fraction of his money had he left?

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We know that 5 goes into 10. So make both fractions over ten. 3/5 also equals 6/10. He has spent 6/10 and 3/10, so he has spent 9/10 in total. He will therefore have 1/10th left.
jon.ellis
25 January 2011
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