missymiss0503
Im back can someone work me through this problem
2/5-1/3=
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BieberLove
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is 2/5-1/3 is that with fractions or with dividing?
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fraction
I know the bottom number is 15 but I just don't know how to get the top numbers
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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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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?
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i get that so its 1/15
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yup good job ;)
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|dw:1333593143880:dw|okay one more to see if i understand what I'm doing and you are a big help
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That should ready 6/10
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thats fine thats y i am here! ;)
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ok so what did u times 2 by to get 10?
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do u c were u went wrong?
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i do
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any more?
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okay lets try again|dw:1333593600548:dw|
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im not in tears anymore! thank you there are more
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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~
missymiss0503
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so then is it 40 on the bottom since we will be using 4
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wait I was wrong that is right now solve that ok?
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NO WAIT
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3/24
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now u can reduce! how many times can 3 go into 24?
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8
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no it would be 1/8 |dw:1333594830805:dw|
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do u c y?
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it is not an improper fraction just a fraction so it would b 1/8
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yes i think you are my life saver tonight you still have time to work a fwe more
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i am sorry but i have to go to bed i am so sorry but I promis tomorrow I can work with u all day on them is that a deal?
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thank you for every thing
ill come find you when we need help againyou were great
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just send me a message when u need help again!