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Olyalhic

  • one year ago

double check easy question please just having brain fart (i put 25)

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  1. Olyalhic
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  2. freckles
    • one year ago
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    If 15 miles is 3/5th of the way home, how many miles is 1/5th of the way home. |dw:1444589105817:dw|

  3. freckles
    • one year ago
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    if you divide 15 into 3 parts what do you have?

  4. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    \[\large \rm 15 = \frac{ 3 }{ 4 }x \] x = is the total

  5. Olyalhic
    • one year ago
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    5 so the total is 25 thank you!

  6. freckles
    • one year ago
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    right

  7. freckles
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    |dw:1444589216716:dw|

  8. freckles
    • one year ago
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    and @calculusxy 's way would have worked he just needed a 5 instead of 4

  9. freckles
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    \[15=\frac{3}{5}x\]

  10. freckles
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    I'm sure it was just a type-o

  11. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    yeah.. no wonder i was calculating it and then i was getting 20. thanks @freckles

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