Word Problems

Problem of the Week April 24

The Corner Ice Cream Shop has three different types of toppings.  The amounts shown below were on the shelf at the end of the day on Monday.
7/8 gallon chocolate sauce
3/8 gallon strawberry sauce
4/8 gallon caramel sauce

On Tuesday, the shop used 3/8 gallon of chocolate sauce, 1/8 strawberry sauce, and 2/8 gallon of caramel sauce.  What was the total amount of toppings, in gallons, remaining at the end of the day on Tuesday?

Show your work. 

Answer: ______________________ gallons

Explain how you got your answer.  


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