Thursday

April 2, 2015

April 2, 2015

Posted by **zech** on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 11:11pm.

example

find each missing number

6 2/5 = 5 _?_/5

write each answer in the lowest terms subtract

12 1/3

- 9 2/3

________

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 11:39pmSometimes when we're adding or subtracting whole numbers and fractions, we need to change a whole number to a fraction. For the number

6 2/5, imagine 7 pizzas all divided into 5 pieces.

You ate 3 pieces of the 7th pizza so you have only 2/5 of it left.

Since the sixth pizza is divided into 5 pieces, you could say that you have five and 7/5 pizzas.

6 2/5 = 5 7/5

12 1/3 = 11 4/3

11 4/3

-9 2/3

_______

??

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - 1. Find the LCD of 3/5 and 1/6. a. 5 b. 6 c. 11 d. 30 2 Add the fractions...

Math - Subtract the fractions and write your answer in lowest terms. 4/5-3/8 A. ...

math - Arrange the fractions in order from smallest to largest. , , , 5/8,3/4,9/...

Math - I am having trouble understanding how to reduce fractions to its lowest ...

math - how you multoply 5 2/7 x 5/8 x 3 1/2 write the answer in simplest form ...

MATH 156 - How do you add and subtract fractions? Provide an example and ...

mat115 - Need help with this math question. Thanks for your help. Work must be ...

Math - 1. Write the place name for the 4 in the following number: 3,624,786 ...

math - round 0.8394263 to the nearest hundred-thousndth. Add the fractions 2/3,3...

art - How do you add and subtract fractions? Provide an example and demonstrate ...