# Word problem of buying strawberries

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Joane bought 3 1/2 Lbs of strawberries on Monday. Her family ate 1 2/3 Lbs on Tuesday. How many pounds were left on Wednesday?

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This shows how to use subtraction of fractions to solve a word problem.

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Monday ====>> 3 1/2 lbs

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Tuesday ===> - 1 2/3 lbs

Wednesday ?

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