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Unformatted text preview: c) Evaluate (1) 3 =  1 d) Evaluate –1 3 =  1 e) Evaluate (1) 2 = 1 f) Evaluate –1 2 = 1 4) Math Problem g) 10 3/5 x 20/25 = Convert 1 st term to an improper fraction and reduce 2 nd fraction to lowest terms thus 53/5 x 4/5 = Multiply across 212/25 or 8 12/25 Hint: The mixed number 10 3/5 must be converted into an improper fraction before any calculations can be done. This is accomplished by multiplying the denominator "5" times the whole number "10" and adding that result to the numerator "3". Then place that result over the original denominator "5". Therefore the improper fraction is 53/5 . The new problem is 53/5 x 20/25 . Cancel between the numerators and denominators if possible. Then multiply the fractions....
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 Spring '10
 
 Fractions, Fraction, Elementary arithmetic, Mathematics in medieval Islam, improper fraction

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