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  • 5 years ago

how do you subtract mixed fractions with different denominators?

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  1. anonymous
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    you mean like 1x/2 and 2x/3?

  2. anonymous
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    like this... 8 and 1/4 subtracted by 2 and 2/3.

  3. anonymous
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    ?

  4. anonymous
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    ok 1/4 can be multiplied to 3/12 and 2/3 can be multiplied to 8/12 see now they have same denominator and ur problem is 8 and 3/12 minused by 2 and 8/12

  5. anonymous
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    so u get 5 and 5/12

  6. anonymous
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    what about in simplest form?

  7. anonymous
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    you cant reduce 12 and 5

  8. anonymous
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    they have to be able to be devided by a common number

  9. amistre64
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    8 1/4 2 2/3 get like denoms

  10. anonymous
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    truee.

  11. amistre64
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    8 3/12 <- borrow one from 8; borrow(12/12) 2 8/12 ------- 7 15/12 2 8/12 -------- 5 7/12

  12. anonymous
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    if you had 6/12 then u cld make 1/2 but u cant devide 5 by anything but 5 and 1 and 12 is devisable by 5

  13. anonymous
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    oh. wow.

  14. anonymous
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    hahaha god i failed earlier didnt i on fraction part tho

  15. anonymous
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    ?? are you sure thats right. haha

  16. anonymous
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    yes amistre is correct

  17. amistre64
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    im sure mines right lol

  18. anonymous
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    AMISTRE IS GOD OF OPEN STUDY

  19. anonymous
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    5 and 5/12

  20. anonymous
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    no 5 7/12

  21. anonymous
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    okay

  22. anonymous
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    thank you

  23. anonymous
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    np

  24. amistre64
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    yw :)

  25. anonymous
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    so...what grade are you in if you are in school amistre64 ?

  26. amistre64
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    35th grade if i was still in school :)

  27. anonymous
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    wow. haha

  28. amistre64
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    age - 5 is a rough estimate for grade

  29. anonymous
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    hold on. I am going to make a picture in paint of my next problem. :) I feel so happy, and excited to have this amazing website. xDDD

  30. amistre64
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    :)

  31. anonymous
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  32. anonymous
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    aw, it didn't work. :(

  33. amistre64
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    save as jpeg

  34. anonymous
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    i know. im good with tech things. :) just not math. haha

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    still won't work. :p

  37. amistre64
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    you sure you made that with paint?

  38. anonymous
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    yeah.

  39. amistre64
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  40. anonymous
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    wtf is that xDD

  41. amistre64
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    its a pic i drew for another person to help them with angles and such

  42. anonymous
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    ugh. I hate angles. I don't even know what a 64 degree angle looks like. more on my math homework. :(

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