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anonymous
 5 years ago
what is 5/6 +5 4/8= i am lost with that
anonymous
 5 years ago
what is 5/6 +5 4/8= i am lost with that

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sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so first let's try reducing the individual parts, e.g. 4/8 = 1/2

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so now you want to find the lowest common denominator for 5/6, 5, and 1/2

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so now you want to convert everything to sixths so you can add them up

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and 1/2 = 1/2 * 3/3 = 3/6

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so now let's add it up: 5/6 +30/6 3/6 = (5+303)/6 = 32/6

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now you want to reduce that fraction, so again we need a common divider

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0looks like the only common divisor is 2

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now if you want to , you can change that into a mixed fraction

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 16/3 = 15/3 + 1/3 = 5 and 1/3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0srry my cumputer is giving me problemes agine yes it did thanx

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the basic point is, anything x 1 = the same thing

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you can always multiple by various forms of 1 to get a common denominator

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so in the above, since I decided we needed a 6 on the bottom of all the fractions (common denominator), I multiplied 5 by 6/6 , and 1/2 by 3/3

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to reduce fractions, you're still essentially multiplying by 1

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so to reduce 32/6, I divided both the top and bottom by 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how dothen do u flip it

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry then do u flip it

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how do you mean flip it

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0reducing fractions is still multiplying (or dividing if you will) by 1

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just you're making the numbers smaller instead of bigger

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.032 is on top then 6 is on the bottem you flip it to were the 6 is on top and the 32 is on the bottem

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in reality, it's easiest to think "if I divide both the top and bottom of the fraction by the same thing, it will still be equivalent"

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i am not good at math

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's ok, nobody starts out good at math. takes lots of practice and not giving up on it

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so let's do another example: reduce 48/12

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0your thought process should be: "what is the biggest number that evenly divides into both the top and the bottom"

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and it's ok if you don't know off the top of your head what the biggest number is

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that also comes with practice

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but you at least know in the above case, since bot the top and bottom are even, you can divide both of them by 2

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so go ahead and try to reduce 48/12

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.048/12 = (48/2) / (12/2) = 24/6. I know that's true because I divided by 2/2, which is 1, and anyting divided by 1 = itself

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok that is what i got to

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, now the next question you should ask yourself is if there is another number you can divide 24/6 by to get a smaller fraction  by smaller I mean smaller numbers on the top and bottom

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that process is called reducing

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i am geting so made at my comeputer right know

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if i log out agine i will get back on ok it is my computer

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we can divide 2 in to 24 and 6

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and if it seems i am not i am i just in a livsseion i go to flvs

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but i will tell you be for i go tho ok

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0kk, well you were actually right  you *can* divide both 24 and 6 by 6 =)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it would come ou to be 4/1

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you're right =) . and 4/1 is actually 4

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how would you check to see if you're right?

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0an easy way to check is with a calculator

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thanx you vary much

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so just remember  you can always multiply the top and the bottom by the same thing, to get an equivalent fraction. that's useful for getting a common denominator to make adding/subtracting fractions easier

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and that's because you're *Actually* just multiplying by 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok the way my techer did it was confusing

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and anything times 1 is the same exact thing, just written in a different way

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now when you're "reducing" fractions, all you're trying to do is get the top and bottom numbers as small as possible

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for that, you can always divide both the top and bottom by the same thing, to get an equivalent fraction

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0know with that rule does it count with 0 to

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since in reality, you're just dividing tat number by 1

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and anything divided by 1 is the same thing, just written in a different way

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, you can't divide by 0

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or else the world explodes =)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is open study only for math

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, I think there's another UI they have

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but that's over at openstudy.com, and I don't think the logins are shared

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i think it should make it for all subjegs but i guess it dos not relly matter tho

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what else are you taking?

anonymous
 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i mean tech for cumputers

anonymous
 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02 to 4 i have a chess compition

anonymous
 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0even if you relis it or not

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha yeah agree, it's definitely really useful in the end
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