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#1 2006-03-08 11:51:19

3dhomejoe
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Registered: 2006-02-09
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Place-Value Patterns

ok i got some HW and i do not know how to do it.
here is some of them

1. 0.4____________, ______________0.7
2. 0.36 ___________, ______________ 0.39
3. 1.436, 1.437 ________________, ____________

Could any one help me?? dunno

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#2 2006-03-08 12:07:19

Ricky
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Re: Place-Value Patterns

0.5, 0.6
0.37, 0.38
1.438, 1.439

No?


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#3 2006-03-08 12:35:38

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Re: Place-Value Patterns

so how did you do it??


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#4 2006-03-08 12:41:17

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Re: Place-Value Patterns

Pattern recognition.

When you see:

1, 2, 3, _, 5, 6, 7

You can normally guess what goes in there.  I just did the same with decimals.


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