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MEDALS WON BY THE OLYMPIC US IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES.

TOTAL=2407 GOLD=974 SILVER=772 BRONZE=661


FRACTION FOR GOLD IS 974 OVER 2407

FRACTION FOR SILVER AND BRONZE PUT TOGETHER IS 1433 OVER 2407



HERE IS THE QUESTON!!!

LOOK AT THE FRACTON ABOVE. WHAT IS THEIR SUM AND HOW CAN YOU USE THEIR SUM TO CHECK THAT THE FRACTIONS ABOVE ARE CORRECT???

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    974 / 2407 + 1433 / 2407 = 2407/2407

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    BUT HOW CAN YOU USE THEIR SUM TO CHECK THAT THE FRACTIONS ABOVER ARE CORRECT????

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    The two fractions, added together, equal the whole or 1.

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