# math

in a garden, 2/3 of the flowers are roses. of the roses in the garden, 5/12 are yellow and the rest are red. what fraction of flower are red roses?

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1. (7/12) * (2/3) = 14/36 = 7/18 are red roses

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2. Karen collects local and foreign coins. of the coins in her collection, 1/4 are foreign coins. of the coins, 2/5 are from mexico. what fraction are foreign coins that are not from mexico?

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3. (1/4) * (3/5) = ______ not from Mexico

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4. Multiply the two fractions as I showed you above.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/fractions_multiplication.html

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5. why? can I get an explanation?

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6. Read the website I posted for an explanation.

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7. thank you so much

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8. where did you ger7/12

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9. idk heheheheh

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