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Fractions Greater than or Less than (6th Grade Math) Help!Dear all, #2 20101110 06:15:44
Re: Fractions Greater than or Less than (6th Grade Math) Help!Hi Elisa; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #3 20101110 07:31:40
Re: Fractions Greater than or Less than (6th Grade Math) Help!Hi Elisa, Last edited by bob bundy (20101110 07:53:43) You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #4 20101110 19:46:08
Re: Fractions Greater than or Less than (6th Grade Math) Help!Neat! (But strange looking chocolate) "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #5 20101110 21:15:51
Re: Fractions Greater than or Less than (6th Grade Math) Help!Hi MIF, You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #6 20110210 08:48:08
Re: Fractions Greater than or Less than (6th Grade Math) Help!There is another very simple way (which I think is easiest)to do this (it's almost the same as bobbym's  but no integers). Code:1. Since we know that both fraction's numerator's are not greater then the denominator, we can tell that both fractions are not one whole yet. 2. So then simply subtract the fraction with the highest numerator by the other one. To do so: 1. Find a common denominator: 44. 11*4 and 4*11. 2. Multiply the numerators by the number you multipled the denominators by to get 44: 3*11=33 and 9*4=36. End 3. Then take out the denominators and just check which numerator is great. In this case it's 36, so 9/11 is greater. So it's closes to one whole. Otherwise, I suggest that the best way is using a calculator. I have discovered a truly marvellous signature, which this margin is too narrow to contain. Fermat Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. Archimedes Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.  Neumann 