A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 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: twentyfour over five.
Step 4: four and four over five.
anonymous
 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: twentyfour over five. Step 4: four and four over five.

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its step 2 or step 1. step 3 or 4 are not wrong.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when 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

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so multiply the denominators and numerators and simplify the fractions

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ermmm i dont know.. i just know its either step 1 thats wrong or step 2..

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03/5 x 8/5 = 24/25 . can you simplify this anymore?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes it becomes 4 4/5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0did u get that right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah im pretty sure..

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.024 goes into 5 4 times. 24 because 20 goes 4 times into 5 then remainder of four.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0guitar i dont know where u got 25 from.. read the steps.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Step 1: three over five multiplied by eight over five. Step 2: three times eight over five times five. Step 3: twentyfour over five. Step 4: four and four over five.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thats only for improper fractions like if it were 25/24. Its 24/25.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but where did u get the 25.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Step 3: twentyfour over five.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok step 3 is wrong then.. right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats the answer i got.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Simplify −0.6(−6.3). −3.78 −3.63 3.63 3.78
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.