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You are not logged in. #1 20120310 06:22:27
which fraction is smaller, 2/7 or 1/3? ty]i have a cpl of these that will be on a test. and would appreciate it if someone can show me a really quick and easy way to solving this? also, how to solve this equation?y=2/3=5/12 and x+1/9=7/9? also, 2/3x=7=ty #2 20120310 06:28:01
Re: which fraction is smaller, 2/7 or 1/3? tyHi; Subtract 1 / 9 from both sides. For the last 2/3x=7=ty which variable do you want to solve for? 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 20120310 09:02:09
Re: which fraction is smaller, 2/7 or 1/3? tythis is the problem as written on sample test Y2/3=5/12==solve equation and simplify! THE NEXT ONE IS 2/3x=7 and another x+1/9= 7/9 i am copying all these problems from a sample math testand that is how they are written! "D #4 20120310 09:10:16
Re: which fraction is smaller, 2/7 or 1/3? tyHi;
and in post #3 you have
these are not the same, that is why I asked. Add 2 / 3 to both sides. Do you follow this so far? Are you familiar with how to add to fractions? Or do you need some help with that? 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. 