NatalieLove
6 3/12
i got 23/4 but it's incorrect



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NatalieLove
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\[6\frac{ 3 }{ 12 }\]

mathgenius12faggot
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i think you literally have a learning disability.

jim_thompson5910
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6 3/12
6(12/12) 3/12
72/12  3/12
(72  3)/12
69/12
23/4
So there has to be a typo

NatalieLove
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I re wrote it @jim_thompson5910

jim_thompson5910
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yes my work is based off what you wrote

jim_thompson5910
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try writing it as a mixed number

jim_thompson5910
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or in decimal form

NatalieLove
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i also got that tooo

ceasy007
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2

ceasy007
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you divide 12 from 3 and you get 4 and you subtract 6 to 4 and you get 2

NatalieLove
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\[6\frac{ 3 }{ 12 }\]

NatalieLove
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nop @ceasy007 its incorrect

jim_thompson5910
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does it tell you type in a mixed number?

NatalieLove
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\[6\frac{ 3 }{ 12 }\] @jim_thompson5910

jim_thompson5910
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yes i know the problem

jim_thompson5910
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that's all it says though?

NatalieLove
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it says evaluate the expression @jim_thompson5910

jim_thompson5910
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well it's 23/4 which as a mixed number is 5 3/4

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in decimal form it is 5.75

NatalieLove
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yes totally forgot about that @jim_thompson5910

jim_thompson5910
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which one worked?

NatalieLove
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actually the answer i put in the question 23/4 which you also gave me.

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First, reduce the fraction:
6  3/12 = 6  1/4 = 6/1  1/4
Now find a common denominator: the LCD of 1 and 4 is 4
24/4  1/4 = 23/4 = 5 3/4

jim_thompson5910
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oh, so why didn't it work the first time?

jim_thompson5910
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how odd

NatalieLove
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i thought i would only have to go 23/4 but you can reduce that to 5 3/4

NatalieLove
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@jim_thompson5910

jim_thompson5910
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it doesn't reduce, it converts to that

NatalieLove
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yes that's what i meant

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i gotcha