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anonymous
 one year ago
anyone help i suck at fractions
anonymous
 one year ago
anyone help i suck at fractions

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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2how far did you get? anywhere at all?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01/5u = 1/3 + 1/4 1/5u= 4/12 +3/12 1/5u= 7/12 u= 5/1 x 7/12

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not sure if i did this right

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2very good. You add 1/4 to both sides, get the fractions to have the same denominator (12) and then add then you multiply both sides by the reciprocal of 1/5 to isolate u

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2one last step is to multiply the fractions 5/1 and 7/12 to get ???

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.235/12, don't forget the negative

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.235 and 12 have nothing in common (except for 1) in terms of factors, so 35/12 can't be reduced any further
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