# Math

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what is 5/6 of 3?

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Mike or Mason -- I showed you how to do the last problem like this. Now it's your turn.

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3 5/6

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is it 3 5/6?

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No.

Multiply:

5/6 * 3/1 =

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Will you check my work above, i think i did it right this time!!!

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um, Is it 15/6 = 3 3/6?

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i mean 2 3/6 or 2 1/2

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Now simplify it by dividing 15 by 6.

Remember, you are looking for a little more than half of 3.

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thanks!

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I'm sorry, but I made a mistake. You're looking for a number just less than 3. And you found it. 5/6 of 3 is 2 1/2.

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