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anonymous
 one year ago
will someone explain to me why 2 1/3 +3 1/4= 11/12
anonymous
 one year ago
will someone explain to me why 2 1/3 +3 1/4= 11/12

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jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hmm what's there to explain?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when you make 2 1/3 why is it 7/3 and not 6?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol that question didn't make sense

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the negative IN FRONT of the fraction applies NOT just to the 2 after it, but to the whole fraction \(2\frac{1}{3}+3\frac{1}{4}=\cfrac{11}{12}\qquad \begin{cases} 2\frac{1}{3}\implies \cfrac{(2\cdot 3+1)}{3}\implies \cfrac{7}{3}\\ 3\frac{1}{4}\implies \cfrac{3\cdot 4+1}{4}\implies \cfrac{13}{4} \end{cases}\)

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\(2\frac{1}{3}\iff \left( 2\frac{1}{3} \right)\)
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