How does 1 1/3 = 1 2/6? I'm starting to learn about fractions more because it's something I missed a lot of in grad school and now I'm trying to catch up. I learned that the dominator is 6 since it's decided up into 6 equal parts but how can 1 1/3 come out of that?

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How does 1 1/3 = 1 2/6? I'm starting to learn about fractions more because it's something I missed a lot of in grad school and now I'm trying to catch up. I learned that the dominator is 6 since it's decided up into 6 equal parts but how can 1 1/3 come out of that?

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Because when you simplify you are able to divide 2 into both the denominator and the numerator.
you know that 1 = 1 so that part is not a problem right? :)
if you have 2 pies; and cut one into 3 equal pieces and the other into 6 equal pieces; when you compare the 2 pies you see that: 2 pieces out of the 6 slices equals the same amount as the 1 slice out of the 3 pieces...

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1 out of 3 = 2 out of 6 1/3 = 2/6
we can simplify this by simply saying that: 1/3 of a pis is 1/3 of a pis no matter how many pieces the pie is cut into
gotta read thru the typos lol
4 pieces out of 12 slices is still 1/3 of the pie 4/12 = 1/3
lol, that's okay, it's just a bit hard to grasp for me, I don't know why that is exactly but I'm thinking over what you're saying, I get a lot of it but somehow I still have a hard time understanding it
6 pieaces out of 18 slices is still 1/3 of the pie 6/18 = 1/3
we can try it with money :) one quarter = 1 fourth of a dollar 1/4 = 1/4 25 pennies = 1/4 of a dollar 25/100 = 1/4
Okay, I'm with you lol
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When it comes to money, they understand lol.
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