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anonymous
 one year ago
A girl's feet are negative 4 over 5 yards from the surface of a pool. A boy's feet are negative 2 over 5 yards from the surface of the pool. Determine whose feet are closer to the surface.
anonymous
 one year ago
A girl's feet are negative 4 over 5 yards from the surface of a pool. A boy's feet are negative 2 over 5 yards from the surface of the pool. Determine whose feet are closer to the surface.

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arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0one minute, i am helping someone else.... one minute

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0tell me  which fraction is bigger \[\frac{ 2 }{ 5 } \] or \[\frac{ 4 }{ 5 }\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no  since the fractions are negative

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is like saying 2 is bigger than 1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the bigger fraction is incorrect

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer would be 2/5 or the boy's feet

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The girl's feet are closer to the surface of the pool because negative 4 over 5 > negative 2 over 5. The boy's feet are closer to the surface of the pool because negative 4 over 5 > negative 2 over 5. The girl's feet are closer to the surface of the pool because negative 4 over 5 < negative 2 over 5. The boy's feet are closer to the surface of the pool because negative 4 over 5 < negative 2 over 5.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02/5 =  0.4 4/5 =  0.8 we need to find the smallest distance from the pool. With positive numbers, the bigger number is greater, but with negative numbers, the smaller number is greater. Therefore, 0.8 (or 4/5) is greater then 0.4 (or 2/5). Boys feet are closer because 4/5 > 2/5
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