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TrashMan914Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay, if you say so.
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hang on imma draw my problem
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[4\frac{ 3 }{ 5 }2\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }\]
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I dont understad how to simplify these problems
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Id rather know how to do this problem then relie on a caculator
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dude uve been typing for the past 20 minutes are you gonna help me?
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
changed mixed numbers to improper fractions
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
so (23/5)(5/2)=(46/10)(25/10)=71/10
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but I have like 20 more of those to answer so I was hopeing somebody can show me the steps so I can copy the procedure on the other problems
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ok multiply 5 by 4 and then add 3 for first fraction to get 23/5
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BenbburnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the quickest way to think about it is to multiply the denominator by the whole number the add the numerator. the get common denominators before anyting else
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you get the numerator that way over the same denominator
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BenbburnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so like x(a/b) = (bx+a)/b
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
do same for second fraction to end up with improper fractions
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so I have to find the common denominator before anythiing
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BenbburnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i would get them to imporper fractions before common denominators
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes then find common denominator if it is not already there.
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
first. convert mixed number to improper fraction second. get common denominator if needed third. solve
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so it should be 12/5 2/2
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then the denominators should be 10 right
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
no \[4 \frac{ 3 }{ 5 }\]
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
because 5*4 is 20 and then add 3 to get 23
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
that is new numerator
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
and denominator stays the same
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh okay so let me try again
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
look at this http://www.mathplayground.com/fractions_mixed.html
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes thats right but dont forget the minus signs
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay the 23/5 would be negative right ?
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
because 4(3/5) was negative
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
the number is the same just converted to make it easier to do computations
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
type in calculator and see you get the same number
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(23/5) 5/2 and the common denominator would be ten right
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
also 5 goes into 23 4 times plus some remainder which is the fraction
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so were do i go from there
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
just subtract the numerators and get the solution
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
the denominator stays the same so 71/10
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
when you multiplied to get common denominator what did you get?
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I did'nt multipy anything
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
do u see how I got that
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
multiply top and bottom for 23/5 by 10 and then multiply top and bottom of 25/10 by 2 to get 46/10 and 25/10
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
oh sorry I wrote that wrong ignore it
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
so 23/5 by 2/2 and 5/2 by 5/5
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twitchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
71/10 right and that can be simplified
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
take a look at this http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/commondenominator.html
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akhaliq99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
no problem take care
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