## anonymous 5 years ago (1/2 + 1/4) divided by (1/2 + 1/3)

1. anonymous

2. anonymous

i got 9/10 for the answer. how did you get 1/2?

3. anonymous

i cancel directly 1/2 and 1/2, then i have the remaining is 1/4 divided by 1/3 then get the reciprocal of 1/3 its 3, sorry the answer is 3/4.

4. anonymous

what in the world. you have to add, then divide: $(\frac{1}{2}+\frac{1}{4})\div (\frac{1}{2} + \frac{1}{3})=\frac{3}{4}\div \frac{5}{6}$ $=\frac{3}{4}\times \frac{6}{5}=\frac{18}{20}=\frac{9}{10}$

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