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Evan’s uncle gave him money for his birthday.

Evan plans to put half of the money in his savings account, spend

of the money on bubble gum to share with his friends, and buy comic books with the money he has left. What portion of the money will he spend on comic books? Add the portion of the money he will put in his savings account and the portion that he will spend on bubble gum.

What is the common denominator of

and ? What portion of the money will not be spent on bubble gum or put into his savings account? This is the portion of the money that Evan will spend on comic books.

Evan uses some of his comic-book money to buy a magazine for

. If Evan’s uncle gave him , what fraction of this money did he spend on the magazine? What portion of

is ?