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chubbytots

  • 3 years ago

1/8>1/11. explAin how you know this is true. use this number line

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  1. chubbytots
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1349396639339:dw|

  2. helder_edwin
    • 3 years ago
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    u have \[ \large \frac{1}{8}\ ?\ \frac{1}{11} \] if u cross multiply u get \[ \large 1\cdot11\ ?\ 1\cdot8 \]

  3. helder_edwin
    • 3 years ago
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    11>8 so \[ \large \frac{1}{8}>\frac{1}{11} \]

  4. chubbytots
    • 3 years ago
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    ohh ok

  5. helder_edwin
    • 3 years ago
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    for istance. which is greater 2/5 or 7/8?

  6. helder_edwin
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    \[ \large \frac{2}{5}\ ?\ \frac{7}{8} \]

  7. chubbytots
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    7/8 ?

  8. helder_edwin
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    yes because \[ \large 2\cdot8<7\cdot5 \]

  9. chubbytots
    • 3 years ago
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    ooohh ok

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