## anonymous one year ago Marcus walks his dog of a mile every day. How far does Marcus walk his dog in 6 days? A. B. C. D.

1. misty1212

lololol

2. misty1212

whatever it is, multiply !!

3. mathstudent55

This problem shows that cut & paste does not always work!

4. anonymous

lol i know the fractions never show up so here they are 3/5, 1 1/5, 1 4/5, 3 1/5 , and 3 3/5 the first one is in da problem

5. mathstudent55

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6. mathstudent55

You need to multiply 3/5 by 6

7. mathstudent55

Do you know how to multiply fractions together?

8. anonymous

yea

9. mathstudent55

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11. anonymous

6/1=30/5 30/5*3/5=90/5=1.8miles

12. anonymous

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13. mathstudent55

Now multiply the numerators together. Then multiply the denominators together.

14. mathstudent55

No. Be careful. 6 is the same as 6/1, not 6/6 6/6 is 1

15. anonymous

ok

16. mathstudent55

You need to multiply 3/5 by 6/1

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18. anonymous

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19. mathstudent55

Yes, that's what you need to do. Now multiply the numerators together. What is 6 * 3 = ?

20. anonymous

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21. mathstudent55

Correct. Now you need to reduce, if possible. 18 = 2 * 3 * 3 5 = 5 They have no factors in common, so you can't reduce.

22. mathstudent55

There is still one more step. Since this is an improper fraction, a fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator, you can write it as a mixed numeral.

23. mathstudent55

To do that, use long division.

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25. mathstudent55

18/5 is the same as 18 divided by 3. 18 divided by 3 is 3 with remainder 3.

26. mathstudent55

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28. anonymous

ok so its 3 3/5

29. mathstudent55

That is how you change an improper fraction into a mixed numeral. The result of the division (called quotient) is the whole number part. The remainder is the numerator of the fraction. The number you divided by (called divisor) is the denominator of the fraction.

30. mathstudent55

Yes. The answer is 3 3/5

31. anonymous

yayz

32. mathstudent55

the answer is 3 3/5 miles, since it's a distance.

33. anonymous

ok

34. mathstudent55

Great!

35. anonymous

omg im sooo happy i mastered my test omg omg

36. mathstudent55

That's great.

37. anonymous

it's more than great its its FAB