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juciystar234
 2 years ago
Need help subtracting fractions (fractions below)
juciystar234
 2 years ago
Need help subtracting fractions (fractions below)

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juciystar234
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1350605790593:dw

juciystar234
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1350605879888:dw

ifunfrank
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1make them into an improper fraction first

juciystar234
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so like I did kinda?

ifunfrank
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no. make them improper fractions by taking away the whole number. So the first mixed number would turn into 46/3 and the second one would turn into 19/2

juciystar234
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1350606267545:dw

ifunfrank
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah! :) Do you know how did i converted them from mixed to improper though? :o

juciystar234
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1350606330718:dw

juciystar234
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes I actually did that myself I didn't see your answers til' I finished :)

ifunfrank
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1exactly! now just subtract the numerators and turn it back into a mixed number :)

juciystar234
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1350606430700:dw

ifunfrank
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay, now turn it back to a mixed number if it's asked :)

juciystar234
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No it's not asked. So I would leave it like that?

ifunfrank
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ummm, i guess you should turn it back into a mixed number since the problem was given to you as a mixed number

ifunfrank
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1mmm, no. the your answer for the mixed number is incorrect

ifunfrank
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1your final answer would be \[5 \frac{ 5 }{ 6}\]

petewe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or, just ignore the fraction first, add the whole numbers then add the fractions.

petewe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0converting them to improper form is unnecessary and tedious. just do (159) + [(1/3)  (1/2)]

petewe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Algebraically, you can say: let a = first constant let b = first fraction let c = second constant let d = second fraction (ac) + (bd)

juciystar234
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok but wouldn't you have to make 1/3 and 1/2 make the denominators 6
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