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anonymous
 one year ago
simple fraction problem!
anonymous
 one year ago
simple fraction problem!

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0write answer in simplest form please!

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can find a common denominator to add the fractions inside the ( )

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hint:3 and 8 both go into 24

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then you change both of the denominator too 24

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes but whatever you multiply the bottoms to get that 24 you will also have to multiply that same number to the top

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0example" \[\frac{1}{3} =\frac{1 \cdot 8 }{3 \cdot 8}=\frac{8}{24}\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you write the other fraction as some number over 24

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{5}{8}=\frac{5 \cdot ?}{8 \cdot ?}=\frac{}{24}\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well no 5 times 3 isn't going to be 5

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{5}{8} =\frac{ 5 \cdot 3}{8 \cdot 3}=\frac{15}{24}\] right

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[(\frac{1}{3}+\frac{5}{8}) \frac{4}{5} \\ (\frac{8}{24}+\frac{15}{24})\frac{4}{5} \\ (\frac{8+15}{24})\frac{4}{5}\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now find the sum of 8 and 15

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then when done you can reduce then multiply or multiply then reduce

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well 8 does not go into 15

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why are you dividing 15 by 8?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0+ means add or to find the sum

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well have you done 8+15 yet?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441049136428:dw which should make sense since if you start with 8 apples and you are given 15 more apples then you should have 23 apples.

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[(\frac{1}{3}+\frac{5}{8}) \frac{4}{5} \\ (\frac{8}{24}+\frac{15}{24})\frac{4}{5} \\ (\frac{8+15}{24})\frac{4}{5} \\ \frac{23}{24} \cdot \frac{4}{5} \\ \frac{4}{24} \cdot \frac{23}{5} \text{ multiplication is commuative }\] cam you reduce 4/24?
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