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Summer2011

  • 4 years ago

Can someone please explain the process of reducing? I know the basics but like: 60/20

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  1. mmbuckaroos
    • 4 years ago
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    so you find something that they both can be divided by easily in this case I would use 10 60 6 3 --- = ---= --- 20 2 1

  2. deaton
    • 4 years ago
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    or u can start out by taking out a 20 fro numerator and denominator

  3. mmbuckaroos
    • 4 years ago
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    60?10=6 20?10=2 6/2 can also be reduced 6/2=3 2/2=1 3 ---=3 1

  4. Summer2011
    • 4 years ago
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    What about 15/60 the teacher was explaining a geometry problem and he reduced 15/60. How did he find what number went into 15 and 60?

  5. deaton
    • 4 years ago
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    you can take out a 15. 15 / 15 1 ___ = ---- 60 /15 4

  6. Summer2011
    • 4 years ago
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    Ok thank you!

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