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joemagee
 one year ago
7/8 times 39/180 and simplify. I keep getting 273/1440 but it's
telling me I'm wrong.
joemagee
 one year ago
7/8 times 39/180 and simplify. I keep getting 273/1440 but it's telling me I'm wrong.

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jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's correct :), you just need to SIMPLIFY it :)

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know what simplifying means?

joemagee
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sometimes. (:. I guess I should divide 273 by 1440. Is that right?

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, yes and no, you should to the extent you're still left with a fraction, so, \(\cfrac{2}{4} \ simplifies\ to\ \cfrac{1}{2}\)

Naveen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, so that was easy. But I cant think of where to start. 273 is a large number as is 1440. Is there a trick?

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so \(\cfrac{1}{2}\times 2 = \cfrac{2}{4}\), same proportions, with just a multiplier, in this case "2"

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, sorta, 273, 2+7+3 =12, 12 is divisible by 3, start from there, divide both by 3 :), see if that works

Naveen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Suppose it was 123/457?

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, then I'd check what I can get from the numbers, usually you start small, 2, or 3, or 4 and so on, the smallest integer you can divide, NOT 1 of course, so 2 and so on, yo have 273, is not divisible by 2, so I checked with 3 :)

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let me see if I can make a quick table of both of those numbers, simplifying
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