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if i had to divide the numerater and denominator then multiply 18 over 35 times 14 over 45 how would you do it ?

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asked by tabitha
  1. 18/35 * 14/45 = 252/1575

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. Do you mean?
    18 * 14
    ------
    35 * 45

    if so first divide top and bottom by 9 and 7 to make it easier
    2 * 2
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    5 * 5

    4
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    25

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    posted by Damon
  3. Oh well, they are both 0.16 :)

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    posted by Damon
  4. Yep. I should have reduced my fraction to 4/25.

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    posted by Ms. Sue

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