Posted by **Frances** on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:31pm.

A plumber spent 0.5 hours repairing a faucet.Which of the following fractions is not equivalent to 0.5?

1.1/2

2.2/4

3.3/5

4.5/10

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:35pm
Which answer do you think is correct?

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**Frances**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:37pm
4.5/10

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:39pm
If you have 10 pennies, isn't 5 of those pennies equal to 1/2 of them.

5/10

Divide the numerator and denominator by 5.

5/10 = 1/2

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**Frances**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:41pm
SO IT IS

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**aria**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:44pm
its number 3 if u divide 3/5 it does not give u .5

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**Frances**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:47pm
2/4

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**aria**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:48pm
huh?

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**Frances**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:51pm
IS IT 2/4

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**aria**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:52pm
nooo its 3/5

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**Frances**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:52pm
its number 3 if u divide 3/5 it does not give u .5

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:52pm
No.

Please see the explanations the both Aria and I posted.

If you're going to post questions here, at least try to follow our suggestions.

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**Frances**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:54pm
UR SAID THAT its number 3 if u divide 3/5 it does not give u .5

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**aria**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:54pm
it is i think Ms. Sue just posted at the same time as you

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 6:57pm
If you have 5 pennies -- is 3 pennies half of them?

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