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jomamarocks

  • 2 years ago

-5/8 – 3/5 =

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  1. warningiflirt
    • 2 years ago
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    first find a common denominator.

  2. warningiflirt
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1373312327956:dw|

  3. warningiflirt
    • 2 years ago
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    @kawsam why are you posting your question here!

  4. jomamarocks
    • 2 years ago
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    this math is killing me @_@

  5. kawsam
    • 2 years ago
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    opps sorry! im not really sure how u use this! ill delete it. but can you help me?

  6. warningiflirt
    • 2 years ago
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    ill try but you post it to the left where it says Ask a question... :)

  7. kawsam
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    ok thank you(:

  8. warningiflirt
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    ok back to the fraction problem, whats a number that both 5 and 8 will go into?

  9. jomamarocks
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    1?

  10. warningiflirt
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    These two fractions do not have the same denominators (lower numbers), so we must first find a common denominator of the two fractions, before subtracting them. For the denominators here, the 8 and 5, a common denominator for both is 40. search how to subtract fractions on google, and click on subtract two fractions-Web math, there you can type your problem, and it will give you step by step on how to do it.

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