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Which fraction is equivalent to 5/6 * 1/3 ?
5/18
2/5
1 and 1/6
2 and 1/2

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    Multiply the numerators together; then multiply the denominators together.

    5/6 * 1/3 = 5/18

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    Ms. Sue I did but got it wrong was told the answer was 2 and 1/2.. don't understand?

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    Your first question in your other post said that your problem was 5/6 divided by 1/3.

    Two tutors showed you how to find the answer to that problem.

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    Yes... But SOL math test told me 5/18 was not the answer....it is 2 and 1/2

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    You need to divide to get 2 1/2.

    The problem you posted above is a multiplication problem.

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    http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1372712858

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