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timo86m
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question in drawing about inputting fractions into a calculator
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question in drawing about inputting fractions into a calculator
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dw:1346824452310:dw
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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that would be 6.5 right?
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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so would it be 6(1/2)?
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campbell_st Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it sees the negative associated with the 6 as an operator... same as when you input 3^2 you will get 9 as an answer
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campbell_st Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if you calculator has a fraction key... its easy ti input.
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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i guess my question is regarding to shortcuts. dw:1346824704254:dw 6 and a half. what we actually mean without the shortcuts is dw:1346824730663:dw But if we have dw:1346824746385:dw Do we mean 6 and a half as the shortcut? But dw:1346824783677:dw
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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
when you have a negative it is ambiguous. I always just assume the whole number part is negative and so is the fraction part negative.
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campbell_st Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
works for me... my calcuator allow me to input mixed numbers as factions...
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dw:1346825072217:dw
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\[6 \frac{1}{2}=\left(6+\frac{1}{2}\right)=\left(\frac{13}{2}\right)=(6.5)=6.5 \]
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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/5049051be4b063f50cff308d see what i mean?
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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that works too :)
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