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AngelDreamGurl

  • 2 years ago

Can someone help me reduce 141/60

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

  2. Dreweed
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1377053960454:dw|

  3. satellite73
    • 2 years ago
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    i.e. divide top and bottom by 3 to get your answer

  4. AngelDreamGurl
    • 2 years ago
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    How would you turn that into a mixed fraction?

  5. satellite73
    • 2 years ago
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    how many times does 20 go in to 47 ?

  6. AngelDreamGurl
    • 2 years ago
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    Twice

  7. satellite73
    • 2 years ago
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    right and the remainder is going to be 7 right?

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

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

  10. AngelDreamGurl
    • 2 years ago
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    Ok thanks

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