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alli4476

  • 2 years ago

Hey I want you guys to show me how to do this right I already get it wrong Write the ratio as a fraction in simplest form. 28:48 (1 point)

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  1. Directrix
    • 2 years ago
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    Would you post the work you did that gave a wrong answer? That will help me help you to see the error. Thanks.

  2. alli4476
    • 2 years ago
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    um yeah no problem this is what I thought you have divide 28 by 48=1 b). your answer is 1 ******

  3. Directrix
    • 2 years ago
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    28 divided by 28 = 1. 48 divided by 48 = 1. So, 28 divided by 48 has to be less than 1. -------------- What is one factor (number) common to both 28 and 48?

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  5. Directrix
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    So, 28/48 = 14/24. Now, what number divides both 14 and 24? We're not finished. |dw:1359431099643:dw|

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