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bonjovifan03
 3 years ago
OK need more help What is 3/8 +5/7? is it 8/15.
bonjovifan03
 3 years ago
OK need more help What is 3/8 +5/7? is it 8/15.

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KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That is not correct.

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0both denominators must be the same.

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when we add and subtract they must be the same, multiplying you do not.

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you must find the lowest common multiple ( LCM of 8 and 7

bonjovifan03
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so would it be 1/7?

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can only add the top numbers when the denominator is the same

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope that isn't correct.

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lets find the LCD(Least Common Denominator) HINT: If we cannot find a number lower, we usually multiply the bottom numbers, so in this case 7*8 =?

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cwrw trying to steal my Q!

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now you need to convert 3/8 to something over 56

bonjovifan03
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 61/56 ? Im lost

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok  sorry  you carry on

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you undertstand how you got that answer though?

bonjovifan03
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes and no? 56yes but no to sure on the 61

bonjovifan03
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if you divide 25/6 by 5 is it 5/6?

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well actually I wouldn't say that.

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0normally the trick when you have multiple denoms you do this. A/B/C = A *C/B

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry I said yes, when I was checking my answer it seemed to give me that, and the other one I thought.

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So 25 / 6 / 5 would be 25 * 5/6

bonjovifan03
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so would it be 25/30?

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%2825%29%2F%286%2F5%29 Depending how you put it into Wolfram you could get 5/6, though I'm not 100% sure why..

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13/8 + 5/7 (7/7)*(3/8) +5/7 21/56 +5/7 21/56 + (5/7)*(8/8) 21/56 + 40/56 (21+40)/56 61/56 So 3/8 + 5/7 = 61/56

KonradZuse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha not that part :P. 25/6/5 :)
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