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bonjovifan03

  • 3 years ago

Find the equivalent expression with the given denominator 9/12=?/108. I think the answer is 9/108?

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  1. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    how do you get 108 from 12 ?

  2. bonjovifan03
    • 3 years ago
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    divided 108 by 12 is that wrong?

  3. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    108 = 12 * 9 right?

  4. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    you get 108 by multiplying 12 by 9 so to preserve the fraction you must multiply 9 by 9 also

  5. Mertsj
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1358720999519:dw|

  6. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    - just as merstsj has written

  7. bonjovifan03
    • 3 years ago
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    Well you are both right, thanks for your help.. I am not good at this lol

  8. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    yw

  9. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    if you multiply by 9/9 you are effectively multiply ing by 1 so the fraction has the same value

  10. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    for example 1 / 2 = 1*2 / 2*2 = 2/4 2/3 = 2*3 / 3*3 = 6 / 9

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