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juciystar234
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Need help subtracting fractions (fractions below)
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juciystar234 Group Title
Need help subtracting fractions (fractions below)
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ifunfrank Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
make them into an improper fraction first
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juciystar234 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so like I did kinda?
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ifunfrank Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no. 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
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juciystar234 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok hod on
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ifunfrank Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah! :) Do you know how did i converted them from mixed to improper though? :o
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ifunfrank Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
*convert
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juciystar234 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes I actually did that myself I didn't see your answers til' I finished :)
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ifunfrank Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
exactly! now just subtract the numerators and turn it back into a mixed number :)
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juciystar234 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Right?
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ifunfrank Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay, now turn it back to a mixed number if it's asked :)
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juciystar234 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No it's not asked. So I would leave it like that?
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juciystar234 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
6 35/6
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ifunfrank Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ummm, i guess you should turn it back into a mixed number since the problem was given to you as a mixed number
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ifunfrank Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
mmm, no. the your answer for the mixed number is incorrect
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juciystar234 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh thanks
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ifunfrank Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
your final answer would be \[5 \frac{ 5 }{ 6}\]
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petewe Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
or, just ignore the fraction first, add the whole numbers then add the fractions.
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juciystar234 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
um okk........
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petewe Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
converting them to improper form is unnecessary and tedious. just do (159) + [(1/3)  (1/2)]
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petewe Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Algebraically, you can say: let a = first constant let b = first fraction let c = second constant let d = second fraction (ac) + (bd)
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juciystar234 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok but wouldn't you have to make 1/3 and 1/2 make the denominators 6
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