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put 15 over 20 in simplest term



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Dido525
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What's the common term of both the numerator and denominator?

chevygirl
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so would it be 4 over 5?

Dido525
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No... But you are close!

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What is the common term?

chevygirl
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do you mean denominator? cause it would be 5

Dido525
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Well :
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chevygirl
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5

Dido525
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Good!

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

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

Dido525
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Check your math. You divided wrong.

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

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thanks brochacho

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Welcome!