Claire4christ
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George studied 1/4 hour on Monday and 3/8 hour on Tuesday. How long did he study altogether on both days?
____ hours



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@mayankdevnani

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dw:1349967172595:dw

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ok @Claire4christ

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where did you get 2

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by divide 4 by 8 and then multiply by 1=2

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ok

Claire4christ
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4/8=0.5

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yaa

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@myininaya am i right?

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@Claire4christ You need to learn fraction operations ( add/ subtract/ multiply/ divide) to keep the result precisely.

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@Chlorophyll i learn all the that i just forgat how to do it

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Do you know what the common denominator?

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its the buttom number

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Yes, denom = 8

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What number to multiply 4 to get 8?

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1/4+3/8

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4x2=8

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=> ( 1/4) * 2 = 2/8
Then after you have the common denom, now you can add 2 fractions together.

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That's where the "2" come from!

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ok now i got it

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These are basic 4th grade math, you should be able to review it on your own :/