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chevygirl

  • 3 years ago

put -15 over 20 in simplest term

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  1. Dido525
    • 3 years ago
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    What's the common term of both the numerator and denominator?

  2. chevygirl
    • 3 years ago
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    so would it be -4 over 5?

  3. Dido525
    • 3 years ago
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    No... But you are close!

  4. Dido525
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    What is the common term?

  5. chevygirl
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    do you mean denominator? cause it would be 5

  6. Dido525
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    Well : |dw:1352589697359:dw|

  7. chevygirl
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    5

  8. Dido525
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    Good!

  9. Dido525
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    So the idea in simplyfing fractions is that you want to divide both terms by that largest value.

  10. chevygirl
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    4 over 5 4 over -5 -4 over -5 how can you tell which one is right?

  11. Dido525
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    Check your math. You divided wrong.

  12. chevygirl
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    |dw:1352590023002:dw|

  13. Dido525
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    Indeed! You are dividing by a negative :) .

  14. chevygirl
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    thanks brochacho

  15. Dido525
    • 3 years ago
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    Welcome!

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