How can I show that is of the way from to ?
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Originally Posted by sarahh How can I show that is of the way from to ? First you need to find out the length of "the whole way" from to , which you do by subtraction: . So what's 1/7 of 7/20? 1/20. So now the question becomes, is a distance of from ? and the answer is yes.
But how would you prove it without using 3/10 to show it? If you didn't know it was 3/10?
Originally Posted by sarahh But how would you prove it without using 3/10 to show it? If you didn't know it was 3/10? We figured out that and are apart. So a number which is of the way from to is going to be a distance of from . Therefore, the desired answer is .
Ahhh that makes sense. Thanks so much iceman!
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