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mollyann

  • 3 years ago

Compare the fractions 4 1 -- ( ) --- 7 6 A. 4 1 --- > --- 7 6 B. 4 1 --- = --- 7 6 C. 4 1 --- < --- 7 6 D. cannot be compared

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  1. completeidiot
    • 3 years ago
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    are you familiar with cross multiplication?

  2. ksaimouli
    • 3 years ago
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    a

  3. mollyann
    • 3 years ago
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    nope

  4. completeidiot
    • 3 years ago
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    cross multiplication is basically multiplying 4*6 and 1*7 |dw:1351991106170:dw|

  5. tumblrfanatic
    • 3 years ago
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    Answer A. Explanation : Find a common denominator first, so I used 42. Multiply 4/7 by 6/6 , and multiply 1/6 by 7/7 . That gets you a common denominator of 42. You'd get 24/42 and 7/42 24/42 > 7/42 :]

  6. mollyann
    • 3 years ago
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    so the answer is A >

  7. tumblrfanatic
    • 3 years ago
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    yes

  8. mollyann
    • 3 years ago
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    thank u

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