# math

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which farction is closet in vaule to 1 ?
A.3/5 B.2/3 C.1/2 D.7/10

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I suggest you convert these fractions to decimals. Then you can easily determine their relative values.

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Convert all the fractions to fractions with the same denominator, using the LCD.

A. 18/30
B. 20/30
C. 15/30
D. 21/30

Now, wouldn't the largest fraction be closest in value to 1?

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What???

We will not give you the answer. But helper and I gave you two different ways of finding the answer.

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1/2

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How did you get 1/2?

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1/2 is only half away from 1 whole

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1/2 is the farthest from 1 whole. Th other three are closer. Using the equivalents that helper posted, which one is closest to 1?

Hint: 30/30 = 1

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3/5

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7/10 as when divided equals o.7 which is closer to 1.

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Right.

7/10 = 21/30

That's the largest fraction and is closest to 1.

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