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November 27, 2014

November 27, 2014

Number of results: 6,939

**fractions**

Harry spent one third of his money on a hat, 1/6 of his money on socks, and $12.00 on a tie. How much did Harry spend?
*March 16, 2013 by Christine*

**math (fractions)**

Three people share a sum of money. The first receives 2/7 and the second receives a 2/5 share of the money. What fracion does the third receive?
*January 20, 2014 by Mack*

**math -fractions**

ordering fractions 1/2,7/8,9/10,1/3,3/5,1/4 write the above fractions in order.
*January 10, 2011 by arjel*

**Algebra 1-Fractions**

Or, eliminating fractions, I should say. So, I need some help. See, I am really not a big fan of fractions. But I need to eliminate fractions to do a math problem. First one is 1/2-x=3/8. I know how to find LCD, then multiply both sides, distributive property, etc etc. But ...
*September 16, 2013 by Breighton*

**math fractions**

ADAM WANTS TO COMPARE THE FRACTIONS 3/12,1/6,AND1/3.HE WANTS TO ORDER THEM FROM LEAST TO GREATEST AND REWRITE THEM SO THEY ALL HAVE THE SAME DENOMINATOR?EXPLAIN HOW ADAM CAN REWRITE THE FRACTIONS?If anyone could helpme explain this to my 4 th grader.i am really bad with fractions
*February 26, 2013 by ttuuffyy*

**math!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!**

( egyptian fractions are fractions where the numerator can only be one) find two egyptian fractions where when added together it equalls 11/32
*May 8, 2012 by livy*

**Algebra 1**

c. multiplying x/6-5/8=4 by 6 did not eliminate all the fractions/ What could you have multiplied to get rid of all the fractions? Explain how you got your answer and write the equivelent equation that has no fractions. HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!!! I don't understand this.
*May 11, 2009 by Kelsie*

**Binomial**

Help me on this one :( Express y= (7-3x-x^2)/[((1-x)^2)(2+x)] in partial fractions. Hence, prove that if x^3 and higher powers of x may be neglected, then y=(1/8)(28+30x+41x^2) I did the first part of expressing it in partial fractions. (Since it's very difficult to type out ...
*March 3, 2010 by Keira*

**math**

Separate the fractions 2/6,2/5,6/13,1/25,7/8and 9/29into two categories: those that can be written as a terminating decimal and those that cannot. Write an explanation of how you made your decisions. b. Form a conjecture about which fractions can be expressed as terminating ...
*September 27, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Shelly and Marcom are selling popcorn for their music club. Each of them received a case of popcorn to sell. Shelly has sold 7/8 of her case and Marcon has sold 5/6 of his case. Which of the following explains how to find the portion of popcorn they have sold together? A.Add ...
*November 8, 2012 by Jerald*

**English**

Why do you save money? 1. I save money to buy a fancy bike. 2. I save money to buy the MS Office program. 3. I save money to buy a Samsung galaxy 5. 4. I save money to please my parents, for they like me to save money. 5. I save money to buy a new coat. 6. I save money to ...
*November 18, 2014 by rfvv*

**fractions**

the sum of two fractions is 7/12. therre difference is 1/12. they have the same denominators. what are the two fractions?
*January 20, 2011 by jayjay*

**CHEMISTRY**

during column chromatography, if four fractions are done, how do we know what is in each beaker and why. I know that beakers 1 and 3 will contain the majority of the fractions being separated but what about beakers 2 and 4. How do we know that they are the residues of the ...
*October 22, 2007 by Del*

**math**

: Fractions are an important part of your daily lives. Describe some practical applications for fractions in your daily life and some challenges that you have experienced regarding the use of fractions.
*May 18, 2010 by ree*

**math,algebra**

what is the difference and similarities if solving an equation with varibles in the equation if it had 1 or 2 or even 3 variables? Here is one: Money left in Wallet= money earned + money found - money lost - money spent. I don't understand? can you please explain...
*January 13, 2007 by jasmine20*

**maths**

Can someone please help me with solving this equation (I dont know how to do it with the fractions) 1/3 x1^-2/3 . x2^2/3 -------------------- 2/3 x1^1/3 . x2^-1/3 how do I cancel out some of the terms and reduce it down so that Im left with x2 on top and x1 on bottom?? And ...
*June 2, 2007 by needhelpplease*

**math**

0k i dont know the answer for these percents, decimals, and fractions. You have to change decimals to percents, fractions to decimals, and percents to fractions. 0.23 3/100 32 1/2% 0.25 3/5 75% 1/8 0.835 10% 95% 4% 120% 0.3333.... 1.05 1/6 If you can please help me anyone =\
*March 14, 2008 by Kenya*

**division of fractions**

Division of fractions is sometimes said to be multiplication of inverses. Elaborate with an explanation and example. If you have a/b divided by c/d this is the same as a/b * d/c If e.g., we have 2/3 divided by 7/9 then we have 2/3 * 9/7 = 6/7 When dividing fractions the rule ...
*October 7, 2006 by Brenda*

**Math Fractions**

What is the first step to adding multiple fractions (3) with differenct denominators?
*July 8, 2009 by Angie*

**math**

rounding fractions to 0, 0.5, or 1. where would 0.599 lay? Can you round fractions down?
*January 26, 2012 by lexi*

**KUAI HELP!**

4/75, 2r/25, r/125 -1/x, 2/xy, x/y 1/a, 1/b write fractions as equivalent fractions with the least common denominator
*November 6, 2013 by rian*

**Math- Fractions**

I know this seems easy, but i stink at fractions. What is .105 as a fraction?
*November 19, 2007 by Ariana*

**math**

how to you compare 8 fractions with different denominators including improper fractions?
*February 14, 2012 by john*

**Math**

If Im naming fractions are these fractions in the right order from least to greatest? 1/4 1/3 1/2?
*January 31, 2013 by Jerald*

**fractions**

list the fractions 1/4,3/8,2/6 in order from least to greatest writen in 8ths.
*February 28, 2013 by ttuuffyy*

**fractions**

ok, i'm having problems figuring out how to add these fractions, here's an example: 5 7/16-4 1/19-9 3/17 = ? pleeeez help!!!!!
*August 22, 2007 by ashley*

**5th grade math**

rewrite each pair of fractions as equivalent fractions with a common denominator? 2/3, 3/4
*January 9, 2012 by Alexia*

**Math fractions**

use multiplication to write three fractions equivalent to each given fraction. 1. 2/3 2. 3/5 3. 5/8 4. 9/10
*January 24, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Math**

What formula to use when finding patterns of sum of unit fractions #egyptian fractions
*April 24, 2013 by Jessica*

**Math**

please explian this not sure about fractions thanks :) 1/3, 5/6 , and 3/8 = add the fractions reduce to loewst terms
*November 12, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Math adding fractions**

What is the best way to add fractions and reduced them to the lowest terms example 3/8+1/3+5/6
*November 30, 2007 by Elena*

**math**

Help! These are fractions, so bear with me: -5/8 x= -9/10 Solve with the multiplicaation principle. How do I do this? The fractions throw me off every time!!!
*March 28, 2010 by bob*

**math**

Help! These are fractions, so bear with me: -5/8 x= -9/10 Solve with the multiplicaation principle. How do I do this? The fractions throw me off every time!!!
*March 28, 2010 by bob*

**ordering numbers fractions**

find equivalent fractions with a common denominator and order from least to greatest 3/42,5/6,7/21?
*January 23, 2011 by yezennia*

**math**

what is x? x + 2 11/14 = 5 13/21 basically, i want to know the formula to finding x. i tried to change the fractions to eqivalent fractions... any other ways?
*February 29, 2012 by jocelyn*

**math**

Rename percent as fractions and fractions as percents. 1/10 40% 66 2/3% 8/4 125% 2/25
*January 30, 2008 by brittany*

**algebra**

how to find scale factor of fractions also with fractions in them
*November 16, 2010 by north oaks middle*

**fractions- 3rd grade**

Name 2 fractions that are equivalent to 3 4th
*December 15, 2010 by Eddie*

**fractions**

What are some helpful hints or tips about fractions?
*August 22, 2013 by Ericka*

**Algebra: HELP**

Solve for x: x + 6 = 5(2x - 2) Answers to choose from, these are all fractions. A. 8/9 B. 16/9 C. -4/9 D. -14/9 Can someone please help me with this because when I saw the fractions I completely freaked!
*February 18, 2011 by Cheryl*

**math**

take the fractions below, write them in their simplest form, then come up with three equivalent fractions for each: A. 88/100 B. 24/30 C. 55/88
*May 22, 2012 by alandra*

**math**

how do you estimate fractions with different denominators on a number line quickly? including mixed and improper fractions 4/7 8/9 3/2 1/3 1/2 5/8 9/11
*September 18, 2012 by basketball king *

**Math fractions**

Nata spent $28 on 2 DVDs. At this rate, how much would 5 DVDs cost? At what rate did she spend her money?
*September 8, 2014 by Alli*

**Math**

Everett is reading a book for his language arts class. He read 1/3 of the book on Saturday, 3/8 of the book on Sunday and 1/4 of the book on Monday. Which procedure can Everett use to find the total fraction of the book he has read? A.Write the equivalent fractions using a ...
*November 8, 2012 by Jerald*

**math**

how do you order fractions while estimating with different denominators including mixed numbers and improper fractions quickly?
*September 18, 2012 by basketball king*

**Math**

How to add fractions Adding fractions is simple look at the example below. 4 2 - + - = 4+2=6 and you keep the 8 8 denominator the same so the answer is 6 - 8
*September 29, 2014 by Mamta *

**Maths Fractions**

write two equilvalent fractions for 3/15.
*July 26, 2011 by Bree*

**fractions**

write the following fractions in increasing order 45/44 5/4/and 8/13
*September 12, 2011 by michael*

**fractions**

what is the best way to help someone who was strugging with fractions?
*July 20, 2012 by arin*

**Math**

The sum of two fractions is 1 1/2. Their difference is 5/12. What are the fractions?
*March 9, 2014 by Kristen*

**math**

a. Seperate the fractions; 2/6, 2/5, 6/13, 1/25, 7/8, and 9/29 into two categories; those that can be written as a terminating decimal and those that cannot. Write an explanation of how you made your decision. b. orm a conjecture about which ractions can be expressed as ...
*August 2, 2010 by Betty*

**math 116**

Is it always necessary to have a common denominator to add and subtract fractions? Why? What about multiplication and division with fractions?
*March 24, 2008 by Rosetta*

**math**

how you multoply 5 2/7 x 5/8 x 3 1/2 write the answer in simplest form First of all you have to change all mixed fractions to improper fractions, mixed fractions are useless in calculations. Then multiply your numerators together and multiply your denominators together. Check ...
*March 12, 2007 by carmen*

**math**

show how to simplify before you multiply 3 1/2 x 2 2/7 4445456743+38067738476= change both mixed fractions to "improper" fractions 3 1/2 x 2 2/7 = 7/2 x 16/7 =8 (after you cancel)
*May 22, 2007 by jan*

**math**

i am having to add, subtract, multiplication and division on fractions. whloe numbers with fraction. My question is that i do not know how to do fractions at all and i need some help
*February 16, 2009 by marie*

**Math**

Prompt. Use equivalent fractions to order therse fractions from least to greatest: 2/3,1/2, 4/12, 5/6. Explain the steps you took to find your answer.
*November 26, 2012 by Susie*

**math**

-8 2/3 - -5 1/3 How would you set up? Go here and scroll to 4 http://www.themathpage.com/ARITH/add-fractions-subtract-fractions-1.htm the answer would be -3 1/3
*November 13, 2006 by Jessica*

**math,(fraction)**

Susan had some money. she spent one-sixth of her money on Saturday.on Sunday,she spent one-half of the remaining money and gave $20 to her niece. she spent the rest of her money at an average of $15 for the next 5days.how much money did Susan have at first?
*December 27, 2011 by Da S*

**math**

7 1/6 - 6 4/6 = ? could you please show me the steps to do this problem? thank you, ryan 7 1/6 = 6 7/6 - 6 4/6 = -6 4/6 ------- 3/6 = 1/2 mixed fractions are useless in calculations so the first thing you have to do is change them to improper fractions 7 1/6 + 6 4/6 =43/6 + 40...
*April 23, 2007 by ryan*

**math**

Describe some practical applications for fractions in your daily life. What are the challenges you have experienced regarding the use of fractions? Explain your answers.
*September 21, 2008 by nikki*

**Math**

Describe some practical applications for fractions in your daily life. What are the challenges you have experienced regarding the use of fractions? Explain your answers.
*October 27, 2008 by Carla*

**fractions**

How do i add two negative fractions?
*March 21, 2009 by Kristen*

**equivalnet fractions**

what are two equivalent fractions for 5/15?
*February 24, 2011 by Anonymous*

**fractions**

ordering fractions least to greatest 3/7 1/9 2/3
*February 16, 2012 by diego*

**Economics**

1. Why is representative money more useful than commodity money? B. Representative money has value because the government says it does. C. Representative money exists in unlimited supply, so more people use it. D. Representative money is portable, durable, divisible, and ...
*June 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**calculus**

Every month, a girl gets allowance. Assume last year she had no money, and kept it up to now. Then she spends 1/2 of her money on clothes, then 1/3 of the remaining money on games, and then 1/4 of the remaining money on toys. After she bought all of that, she had $7777 left. ...
*April 30, 2009 by xxx*

**English**

1. Will you lend me some money? 2. He lent me some money. 3. Can I borrow you some money? 4. Can I borrow some money from you? 5. I borrowed some money from him. 6. He borrowed some money from me. (Are the sentences grammatical? Would you like to check them?)
*November 20, 2009 by rfvv*

**elementary math**

I am going to be a teacher one day. I need help explaining this: A student asks whether it is easier to add fractions or multiply fractions. What my respone should be?
*August 22, 2009 by micah*

**Math**

Convert these unlike fractions to equivalent like fractions and add them. You must use the LCD to get the answer correct. If possible, reduce the final sum. 1/7 = ?/? + 3/14 = ?/? __________ ? - ??
*March 16, 2011 by Angel*

**Math**

PUC raised money for the recent disaster victims.They decided to allocate the money in manner: 1/3 of the money goes for medical supplies, 1/4 of what was left brought tents,2/3 of the remaining went to water purification systems, the rest of the money was spent on shipping ...
*September 21, 2011 by Michelle*

**math**

PUC raised money for the recent disaster victims.They decided to allocate the money in manner: 1/3 of the money goes for medical supplies, 1/4 of what was left brought tents,2/3 of the remaining went to water purification systems, the rest of the money was spent on shipping ...
*September 21, 2011 by Michelle*

**math/fractions**

Ok one more question. I had this problem: Kristi jogged for 3/5 of an hour, swam for 1/2 of an hour, and rode her bicycle for 3/4 of an hour. How long did she exercise? I took it to mean you had to add all the fractions together. So I found the lcd of all three numbers which ...
*June 11, 2008 by Mary*

**Geometry**

Write an equation of a line in slope intercept form that is parallel to y = 3x+6 and passes through the point (-10, 2.5). Do not use spaces and enter fractions as improper reduced fractions when needed.
*July 12, 2012 by KIm*

**Math**

Sarah was given a sum of money. She spent the same amount of money each day. She spent 2/7 of her money in 6 days. After another 5 days, she had $20 left. How much money did she have at first.
*May 19, 2013 by Sarah*

**math**

hi to all of you teachers i hope you will help me to get the answers for this question below.. and thanks god bless you. Perk spent 1/4 of his money on a food and another 3/10 of his money on a drink. a. What fraction of his money did he spend in total? b. What fraction of ...
*February 13, 2011 by oscar*

**maths urgent**

1/5 of J's money is equal to 1/3 of S's money. The difference in their amount is 1/2 of A's money. If Adam gives $120 to S, S will have the same amount of money as J. How much do the 3 people have altogether?(please show me a model method, not algebra)
*December 30, 2011 by Mayyday*

**7th grade math**

A man has a basket of eggs. He wants to cross a toll bridge but has no money. The first toll collector says he will let the man pass if he gives him half of his eggs and half an egg. When he gets to the next toll collector he still has no money. Again the toll collector says ...
*October 15, 2006 by Kimberly*

**algebra**

If Will gives Molly $9 dollars he will have the same amount of money as her. If Molly give Will $9, the ratio of money she has to the money will has will be 1:2. How much money does will have in the beginning?
*February 5, 2014 by Dylan*

**algebra**

find the L.C.D of each of the following and groups of fractions and then express the fractions of each group in terms of the L.C.D of that group... please show work 1\2,3\4,11\16 2\3,1\8,5\12
*February 1, 2012 by Adelia *

**Decimal fractions**

What is the simplest way of defining the phrase "decimal fractions?" A simple defination for my 4th grade class. Thanks alot.
*April 24, 2008 by Ashley*

**math**

find two fractions with a sum that is greater than 1.6 but less than 1.9. write your fractions in simplest form and compute their exact sum.
*January 14, 2013 by nita*

**Math**

Shawn goes to store and spends 1/3 of money on books. He spends 2/5 of the remaining money on games. He spends 1/4 of the remaining money on a DVD. He spends 1/6 of remaining money on a candy bar. He has $15 left. How much money did Shawn have originally?
*October 22, 2014 by Amber*

**Math**

From these fractions choose <,>,or= to make a true statement 1. 11/21<2/3 2.1/2=9/18 3. 2 3/8>2 8/24 Order the fractions from least to greatest 3/5 1/4 1/2 2/5 Answer: 1/3 2/5 1/2 3/5 6 3/4, 6 1/2, 6 5/6, 6 3/8 Answer: 3/8 1/2 3/4 5/6
*October 11, 2012 by Jerald*

**math**

write the pair of the fractions as a pair of fractions with a common denominator : a.) 2/4 and 7/8. b.) 3/10 and 1/2. my answer for the a.) is 16/32-28/32. for b.) is 6/20-10/20 please let me know is my answers is right or not
*January 6, 2014 by Anonymous*

**math**

Snow spent 5/8 of her money on books and another 1/6 of her money on stationeries. What fraction of Kathy’s money was left?
*February 13, 2011 by rowena*

**Math (money)**

Brianna spent 1/6 of her money on a movie and $9 on dinner. If she had $16 left, how much money did she spend altogether?
*September 28, 2014 by Shawn*

**math**

I forgot how to add and subtract mixed # fractions. How do you do it? ex) 3/7+5/6=1 11/42- How did they get this answer?? ex) 5 6/13-2 8/13=2 11/13- How did they get this answer?? ex) 3/7+5/6=1 11/42 You need to find a common denominator when adding or subtracting fractions. 3...
*June 26, 2007 by Mack*

**Economics **

Your pay stub deducts money for FICA. What does this mean? A. Money is being withheld for personal exemptions and deductions. B. Money is being withheld for excise and estate taxes. C. Money is being withheld to fund Social Security and Medicare. D. Money is being withheld for...
*November 30, 2012 by bob*

**high school**

which one of the fractions contain like fractions A.6/7or 1/5/7,B.3/2or 2/3 C.5/6or10/12,D.3/1/2or 4/3/4
*May 29, 2010 by deandavis*

**algebra, fractions**

What is a fraction whose decimal value is between 0.4 and 0.64? List the fractions decimal equivalent as well.
*October 21, 2014 by please help*

**fractions**

do you have fractions on this website? Yes
*November 15, 2006 by megan*

**Decimals to Fractions(simplify the fractions)**

0.2=1/5? 0.9=9/10 0.80=4/5? 0.55=11/20
*October 9, 2012 by Jerald*

**ordering fractions**

order these fractions 1/3 1/8 1/6
*February 7, 2013 by kayeleigh*

**fractions**

Find 3 equivalent fractions for 4/12.
*March 19, 2013 by ttuuffyy*

**Math**

Adam wants to compare the fractions 3/12, 1/6, and 1/3. He wants to order them from least to greatest and rewrite them so they all have the same denominator. Explain how adm can rewrite the fractions.
*February 14, 2013 by Ryan*

**Math/fractions**

I need help with subtracting fractions I have no idea if I'm doing it right. Please help. 3/7-9/21 Fist you find a least common denominator, right? So it's 21 Do you then multiply 3/7 to 3/3 so it will be 9/21 So, 9/21 - 9/21 = 1
*September 20, 2013 by Lilly*

** Math**

A merchant visited 3 fairs. At the first, he doubled his money and spent $30; at the second he tripled his money and spent $54; at the third, he quadrupled his money and spent $72, and then had $48 left. How much money had he at the start?
*April 3, 2013 by Barb *

**Mathematics 1**

Find the L.C.D. of each of the following groups of fractions and then express the fractions of each group in terms of the L.C.D. of the group. 1/3, 3/5, 21/25, 13/15
*October 1, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Calculus - Partial Fractions**

What is the integral of 7e^(7t) Divided By e^14t+13e^7t+36 Using partial fractions
*March 14, 2008 by Sean*

**math**

caculate the following fractions 1/3+ 2/3+ 5/3 what is the answer to these fractions and show houw you get the answer. please.
*October 25, 2012 by Dana*

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