How do I rename a fraction?

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How do I rename a fraction?

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This is the problem.

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To convert from a mixed fraction an improper fraction, multiply the whole number and the denominator, then add the numerator

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Then find the lowest common denominator to solve

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Could you draw it for me please?

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\[39\frac{1}{7}=\frac{274}{7}\]

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\[11\frac{5}{6}=\frac{71}{6}\]

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to solve, you need to find the LCD; here it is 42. Multiply each numerator by the LCD divided by the denominator

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\[\frac{274*6}{42} - \frac{71*7}{42}\]

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\[=\frac{1147}{42}\] or
\[27 \frac{13}{42}\]

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So can you help me with this last one please? I didn't really understand that....:(

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\[39\frac{1}{7} = \frac{39*7+1}{7}\]

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Can you convert \[68\frac{1}{3}\] to an improper fraction using what I told you?

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Okay. I will try. here it goes.

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that's right, now try the other one

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Yep. Now what is the LCD of 3 and 10?

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30?

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Yep

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So you would multiply 205/3 by what?

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Ummmmm.

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I really don't know!

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You would multiply 205 by 10 because the LCD/denominator is 10, or 10*3=30

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So you'd have
\[\frac{2050}{30}\]

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But the numerator is bigger than the denominator.

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Now what would you multiply 497/10 by?

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3

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Yup

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What would that translate to?

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I don't know. Sorry. :(

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\[\frac{497*3}{30}=\frac{1491}{30}\]

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Now you can figure out
\[\frac{1491}{30}+\frac{2050}{30}=?\]

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Um, It was minus.

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But the answer to that is 3541/30.

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There's a plus sign in your drawing

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Oh yeah! Sorry about that! It is supposed to be a minus sign! -

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the answet is 559/30 Correct?

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So you'd have \[\frac{559}{30} or 18\frac{19}{30}\]

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Thank you so much! Can you watch me on the next one? it won't take long!

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Okay I will type out the answer.

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39 * 6 + 1 = 235

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14 * 12 + 7 = 175

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And the denominator would be 12 itself!

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yes, the LCD is 12

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So the answer is 295/12 - 174/12 and the answer is = 121/12

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Where are 295 and 174 coming from?

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And the final answer is: 10 8/12 = 5 4/6

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Remember you have this worked out so far:
\[\frac{235}{6}-\frac{175}{12}\]

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You found the LCD, but you still have to multiply 235 by a number to express it in terms of that LCD.

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What number is that?

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2

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Yes, so now your new fraction is?

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470/12

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So,\[\frac{470}{12}-\frac{175}{12}\]

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295/12

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Yep, that's your answer.

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So what about the whole numbers? Do I just subtract them?

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The whole numbers? You mean to convert to a mixed fraction?

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Oh nevermind! I know what I have to do with them. ;)

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Your final answer would be \[24\frac{7}{12}\]

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Okay thank you so much! One more please?

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Ok, post it and show the work. I'll let you know if you go wrong

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Okay!

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Remember when you find the LCD to multiply the numerator by a factor

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The LCD is 10

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So,

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Looking good so far

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