Posted by Mackenzie on Sunday, March 9, 2008 at 11:26am.
MEDALS WON BY THE OLYMPIC US IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES.
TOTAL=2407 GOLD=974 SILVER=772 BRONZE=661
FRACTION FOR GOLD IS 974 OVER 2407
FRACTION FOR SILVER AND BRONZE PUT TOGETHER IS 1433 OVER 2407
HERE IS THE QUESTON!!!
LOOK AT THE FRACTON ABOVE. WHAT IS THEIR SUM AND HOW CAN YOU USE THEIR SUM TO CHECK THAT THE FRACTIONS ABOVE ARE CORRECT???

Math  Ms. Sue, Sunday, March 9, 2008 at 11:57am
974 / 2407 + 1433 / 2407 = 2407/2407

Math  Mackenzie, Sunday, March 9, 2008 at 11:58am
BUT HOW CAN YOU USE THEIR SUM TO CHECK THAT THE FRACTIONS ABOVER ARE CORRECT????

Math  Ms. Sue, Sunday, March 9, 2008 at 12:02pm
The two fractions, added together, equal the whole or 1.
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