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  • one year ago

Mark simplified three over five divided by five over eight.; his work is shown below. Identify where he made his error. Original division problem: three over five divided by five over eight. Step 1: three over five multiplied by eight over five. Step 2: three times eight over five times five. Step 3: twenty-four over five. Step 4: four and four over five.

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  1. anonymous
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    its step 2 right?

  2. anonymous
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    its step 2 or step 1. step 3 or 4 are not wrong.

  3. anonymous
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    when dividing fractions, you have to keep the rule in mind. the KCF rule- Keep, Change and FLIP. Keep the first fraction, change the sign and flip the second fraction. So it becomes- 3/5 x 8/5

  4. anonymous
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    so multiply the denominators and numerators and simplify the fractions

  5. anonymous
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    ermmm i dont know.. i just know its either step 1 thats wrong or step 2..

  6. anonymous
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    3/5 x 8/5 = 24/25 . can you simplify this anymore?

  7. anonymous
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    yes it becomes 4 4/5

  8. anonymous
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    thats step 4

  9. anonymous
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    which is correct

  10. anonymous
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    did u get that right?

  11. anonymous
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    yeah im pretty sure..

  12. anonymous
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    try it!

  13. anonymous
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    24 goes into 5 4 times. 24 because 20 goes 4 times into 5 then remainder of four.

  14. anonymous
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    24/25 is not 4 4/5

  15. anonymous
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    guitar i dont know where u got 25 from.. read the steps.

  16. anonymous
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    Step 1: three over five multiplied by eight over five. Step 2: three times eight over five times five. Step 3: twenty-four over five. Step 4: four and four over five.

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thats only for improper fractions like if it were 25/24. Its 24/25.

  18. anonymous
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    but where did u get the 25.

  19. anonymous
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    Step 3: twenty-four over five.

  20. anonymous
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    yup.

  21. anonymous
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    ok step 3 is wrong then.. right?

  22. anonymous
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    thats the answer i got.

  23. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Simplify −0.6(−6.3). −3.78 −3.63 3.63 3.78

  24. anonymous
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    so sure. try it!

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