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1/23/2015

posted Jan 23, 2015, 8:35 AM by Linsey Rose
In Alicia's class, 8/9 of the students take the bus to school. In Latrice's class, 5/6 of the students take the bus to school. How much greater is the fraction of students taking the bus to school in Alicia's class than in Latrice's class? 

A. 1/18
B. 1/6
C. 1/3
D. 3/3

Be sure you have a picture to explain your work. 

BONUS: Why might a student be tricked by each of the incorrect answers? 
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