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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bob mandy here 1.05% = 0.0105 am i right now send message back please

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi ok I will have a look and get back to you ok

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Just for the record there was one silly mistake in my answers that I sent to you where I had made a mistake with 0.12 and converting this to a fraction.

The correct answer is in fact (3/25) as a fraction and not (6/25) so sorry about that.

The working for this might go as follows:

0.12 = 12 /100

12 /100 = 6 / 50

6 / 50 = 3 / 25

I wrote those out in a hurry.

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi Steve mandy here that was ok I understand ok how am I doing then? If I keep on like this do you think I could do the gcse or not? Send me an message back today please

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Since Bob joined in with this you have improved, but I don't want to get too mad with excitement that you could pass GCSE. I am hopeful that in terms of everyday maths you are doing well and better than before. One thing we did think about is that maybe you should avoid doing the full GCSE and just try to benefit from the forum engagement to get you improved. To get a 'C' at GCSE for you is a tall order. I personally would recommend going full steam ahead towards learning basic maths.

*Last edited by SteveB (2014-09-08 22:39:21)*

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Fraction Decimal Percentage

1/2 0.5 50%

1/4 0.25 25%

2/5 0.4 40%

3/20 0.15 15%

9/20 0.45 45%

3/4 0.75 75%

5/8 0.625 62.50%

3/8 0.375 37.50%

49/50 0.98 98%

7/40 0.175 17.50%

3/8 0.375 37.50%

3/5 0.6 60%

11/25 0.44 44%

3/25 0.12 12%

1 1 100%

*Last edited by SteveB (2014-08-27 19:33:08)*

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Fraction Decimal Percentage

4/5 0.8 80.00%

1/12 0.0833 8.33%

6/7 0.8571 85.71%

1/3 0.3333 33.33%

13/20 0.65 65.00%

4/25 0.16 16.00%

11/20 0.55 55.00%

3/5 0.6 60.00%

2/5 0.4 40.00%

1/5 0.2 20.00%

4/5 0.8 80.00%

*Last edited by SteveB (2014-08-27 19:39:06)*

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Here is another set of fractions, decimals and percentages, I will send you a spreadsheet version of these:

Fraction Decimal Percentage

1/5

1/8

3/20

2/25

0.5

0.35

0.75

55%

95%

24%

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*Last edited by SteveB (2014-08-28 21:14:33)*

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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hi steve big writing is good spreed math are good can we do somthing else please send me a message back today please

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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hi steve big writing is good sreed sheets are good could we do somthing else please send message back today please sorry about last message

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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I have sent you a spreadsheet of this, but it went through to your mobile. I will try sending it again if you like, but you can always just use the post above. Are you okay ?

*Last edited by SteveB (2014-09-08 22:44:34)*

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bobbym how r you today I am fine send me a message back now please

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Bob bundy mandy here how are you today I am fine send me a message back now please

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi to all on maths is fun from mandy newland

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Ok bob I will have a look and get back to you ok

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi everyone mandy here sorry it has been a long time since I was on here I have been doing a lots of work and didn't know Weather or not to do a maths course I can not make up my mind can any one help me out then? As I need to know we're to go from here please?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi everyone mandy here forgot to say I like the new look on here it is much better?

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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H bob I need help on weather to do a maths course or not and could I have some graphics please ok hope that help you

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi Steve b mandy here hope you are ok still interested in doing maths not sure what course to do need help with graphics please if you can help me?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Hi Mandy, what do you mean by the word "graphics" ?

Do you mean graphs ?

Here are two links to the maths is fun teaching website on graphs:

http://www.mathsisfun.com/data/bar-graphs.html

http://www.mathsisfun.com/data/line-graphs.html

Graphics is used as a term in computing to refer to pictures, images, animation etc.

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Ok Steve thanks for your help I press the wrong key what should I do now then?

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