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chevygirl

put -15 over 20 in simplest term

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

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  2. chevygirl
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    so would it be -4 over 5?

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    No... But you are close!

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    What is the common term?

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    do you mean denominator? cause it would be 5

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    Well : |dw:1352589697359:dw|

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    5

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    Good!

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

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

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  11. Dido525
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    Check your math. You divided wrong.

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    |dw:1352590023002:dw|

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

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    thanks brochacho

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    Welcome!

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