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anonymous
 5 years ago
I need help on my fraction homework.
anonymous
 5 years ago
I need help on my fraction homework.

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sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey nya was helping you in your other one heh

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't understand what you were talking about :(

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, let's do another practice problem

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No. I need help on my actual problem!!!

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, you wanted to compare 5 1/3 and 6.7

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to do this, you want to convert 6.7 into a fraction too

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the first rule of numbers is, if you multiple *any* number by 1, it is the same number

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so to convert 6.7 into a fraction, you want to multiply it by some version of a fraction by multiplying by some version of 1  in this case, you can multiple it by 10/10 (which is one)

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 6.7 * 10/10 = (6.7 * 10)/10 = 67/10

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now we want to convert 5 1/3 to a nonmixed fraction

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to do that, why don't we convert it into "1/3's"

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

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so really, you're comparing 16/3 to 67/10

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's kind of hard to tell from just that right?

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and so what you have to do, is make sure the bottom number in both of those fractions is the same  that way you can just compare the top numbers to tell which is bigger

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that process is called finding a "common denominator"

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a common bottom number for both fractions

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now this is where our first rule comes back into play  you can multiply any number by "1" and you have the same number

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So we want to make it so 16/3 to 67/10 both have the same bottom number. One way to make sure of that is find some number both of those bottom numbers  3 and 10  divide into evenly

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, I think I am going 2 find somebody else!
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