Cody states

Cody states that 1/4 + ( - 6/8 ) = 1 whole, while Eddie says that it is - 1/2. Who is correct? Justify your answer and explain your thinking.

Correct answer:

x =  -1/2

Step-by-step explanation:

a=41=0.25 b=6/8=43=0.75  x=a+b=41+43=41+(3)=42=21=0.5  Eddie OK

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