# Math

SO if I want to simplify this 15 1/5 will it be 3/40?

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1. .15 1/5 will it equal to 3/40?

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2. Cindy, how did you get 3/40?
The answer will be greater than 15, because 15 1/5 = 15 + 1/5 = 15/1 + 1/5 = 75/5 + 1/5 = 76/5.

Note: I found a common denominator for the two fractions and added them.

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