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Posted by **dk** on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 5:35pm.

b)27/6= 4.5

c) 18/4 = 4.5

d) 30/5 = 6

describe in your own words what problems a, b and c have in common that make them different from d .

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 5:37pmWhat difference do you see?

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**dk**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 6:01pmi see in a) 4.8 and d) 6 and b c are the same number

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 6:06pmHow are they different from d?

Do you see the decimal points and the numbers after the decimal points?

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**dk**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 6:19pmYES because when i learn i now 4.8 mean is 5 they skip 4.8

4.5 is 5

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 6:21pmThat could be right.

However, you could say that problem d is the only one with a whole number answer. The others cannot be divided evenly.

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**dk**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 6:28pmpleace explain me

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 6:40pm4.8 is not a whole number. It is 4 plus eight-tenths of the next number.

On a number line, 4.8 is between 4 and 5.

In the problem 30/5 = 6, the answer is a whole number with nothing left over.

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**dk**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 11:05pmthankyou i just came and i get answer

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**Samantha Hay**, Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8:00pm7

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