Posted by **Americal** on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:14pm.

In my math book I got a question saying 1\5 times 8/9. My answer is 1\5 am I correct.THANKS

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:16pm
That can't be right.

(1/5) * (8/9) = 8/45

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**Americal**, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:18pm
It said to estimate

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:19pm
Yes -- 1/5 would be a good estimate.

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**Americal**, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:23pm
What about if I did 5/8 times 1/9y answer is 1/9 am I correct

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:25pm
No. Are you supposed to estimate?

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**Americal**, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:26pm
Yes

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:28pm
I'd estimate half of 1/9 >> 1/18

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