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Can someone help me reduce 141/60

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  1. satellite73
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    does it help to know that \(141\) is divisible by \(3\) because \(1+4+1=6\) is also divisible by \(3\) ?

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    |dw:1377053960454:dw|

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  3. satellite73
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    i.e. divide top and bottom by 3 to get your answer

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  4. AngelDreamGurl
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    How would you turn that into a mixed fraction?

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  5. satellite73
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    how many times does 20 go in to 47 ?

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  6. AngelDreamGurl
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    Twice

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  7. satellite73
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    right and the remainder is going to be 7 right?

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  8. satellite73
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    mixed number will be \[\large 2\tfrac{7}{20}\]

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  9. gypsy1274
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    @AngelDreamGurl Do you remember long division with remainders? The remainder is the numerator and the divisor is the denominator.

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    Ok thanks

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