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KaloeMalia
 one year ago
PLEASE HELP
2 1/2 times 8/9
KaloeMalia
 one year ago
PLEASE HELP 2 1/2 times 8/9

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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are you able to convert `2 1/2` to an improper fraction?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what is `2 1/2` equal to

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you really have 5/2 times 8/9

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1multiply straight across (the numerators pair up and multiply; so do the denominators)

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1after multiplying, reduce as much as possible

KaloeMalia
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.140/18? then reduce right?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1optionally you can convert that result to a mixed number

KaloeMalia
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but when i tried to turn back into a mixed number but it is a never ending 2.2222222222

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1break that decimal into 2 parts the whole part which is 2 (left of the decimal) the fractional part which is 0.2222 repeating (right of the decimal)

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the decimal part 0.2222 gets multiplied with the denominator of 9 to get roughly 0.22222*9 = 1.99998 which is effectively 2 (there's a bit of rounding error) so 2.222222... = 2 2/9

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if you had something like 3.2222222..., then 3.2222222... = 3 2/9 or if you had 7.2222222..., then 7.2222222... = 7 2/9 and so on

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or you can think of it like this \[\Large \frac{20}{9} = \color{red}{2} \text{ remainder } \color{blue}{2}\] \[\Large \frac{20}{9} = \color{red}{2} \frac{\color{blue}{2}}{9}\]

KaloeMalia
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so 2 2/9 is my final answer?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes if they want the answer as a mixed number

KaloeMalia
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay! Thank you so much!

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1glad to be of help

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1440987970237:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1440988034866:dw
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