Posted by **d** on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 8:23pm.

if 5/17 of region is shaded what part is not?

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**jai**, Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 8:29pm
if 5/17 is shaded, then the rest is not, therefore,

1 - 5/17

in order to subtract this, we first convert 1 into a fraction such that its denominator (*denominator is the number below the line of a fraction) is the same as the second term (which is 17),, thus we can rewrite 1 as 17/17 :

17/17 - 5/17

since they have the same denominator, we just subtract the numerators (*numerator is the number above the line of a fraction):

(17-5)/17 = 12/17

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**joi**, Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 6:24pm
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**joi**, Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 6:25pm
my name is joi and school is mae jemison school in hazle crest il and in mrs krestal class and have kissed christiana papppola and we are both girls

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