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- anonymous

is 2/5-1/3 is that with fractions or with dividing?

- anonymous

fraction
I know the bottom number is 15 but I just don't know how to get the top numbers

- anonymous

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So what u did to the bottom you have to do to the top. Does that make sense?

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- anonymous

so if u multiplied the bottume by 5x3 to get 15 you ahve to do 2x3 to get the top number witch would be 6 do u understand that?

- anonymous

i get that so its 1/15

- anonymous

yup good job ;)

- anonymous

|dw:1333593143880:dw|okay one more to see if i understand what I'm doing and you are a big help

- anonymous

That should ready 6/10

- anonymous

thats fine thats y i am here! ;)

- anonymous

ok so what did u times 2 by to get 10?

- anonymous

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- anonymous

do u c were u went wrong?

- anonymous

i do

- anonymous

any more?

- anonymous

okay lets try again|dw:1333593600548:dw|

- anonymous

im not in tears anymore! thank you there are more

- anonymous

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U cant ahve 2 different numbers that u multiply the dinominatore by to get a common one... for instance u ahve to ahve one like 8 and 6 they both can be multiblied by the same number~

- anonymous

so then is it 40 on the bottom since we will be using 4

- anonymous

wait I was wrong that is right now solve that ok?

- anonymous

NO WAIT

- anonymous

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- anonymous

3/24

- anonymous

now u can reduce! how many times can 3 go into 24?

- anonymous

8

- anonymous

no it would be 1/8 |dw:1333594830805:dw|

- anonymous

do u c y?

- anonymous

it is not an improper fraction just a fraction so it would b 1/8

- anonymous

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- anonymous

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- anonymous

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- anonymous

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