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  • one year ago

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

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    really need help on this one

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wel the error the denominators arent the same

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so what step is it

  4. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    (4/7) / (5/8) when dividing fractions, you just flip what you are dividing by, then multiply. step 1 : 4/7 * 8/5 --- this is a correct step step 2 : mistake here....it should be : (4 * 8) / (7 * 5) the rest will be wrong because he got the numbers wrong

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thanks

  6. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    no problem :)

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