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joemagee
 2 years ago
7/8 times 39/180 and simplify. I keep getting 273/1440 but it's
telling me I'm wrong.
joemagee
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's correct :), you just need to SIMPLIFY it :)

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

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

jdoe0001
 2 years 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
 2 years 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
 2 years 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
 2 years 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

jdoe0001
 2 years 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
 2 years 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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