Which of the following pairs of numbers contain like problem

A) 6/7 and 1 5/7

B) 3/2 and 2/3

C)5/6 and 10/12

D) 3 1/2 and 4 3/4

I think its the letter A. But i'm not sure

Please help

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- Aug 23rd 2006, 05:56 PMAngel KingHelp! Fractions
Which of the following pairs of numbers contain like problem

A) 6/7 and 1 5/7

B) 3/2 and 2/3

C)5/6 and 10/12

D) 3 1/2 and 4 3/4

I think its the letter A. But i'm not sure

Please help - Aug 23rd 2006, 06:04 PMtopsquarkQuote:

Originally Posted by**Angel King**

A) 1 5/7 = 7/7 + 5/7 = 12/7. This is not the same as 6/7.

B) 3/2 and 2/3 are not equal.

C) 10/12 = (2*5)/(2*6) = 5/6, so C is correct.

D) 3 1/2 = 3*(2/2) + 1/2 = 6/2 + 1/2 = 7/2

4 3/4 = 4*(4/4) + 3/4 = 16/4 + 3/4 = 19/4. These are not equal.

-Dan - Aug 23rd 2006, 06:14 PMAngel Kingoops
:o I was trying to say like fraction sorry :confused:

- Aug 23rd 2006, 08:31 PMQuickQuote:

Originally Posted by**Angel King**

- Aug 23rd 2006, 09:05 PMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**Angel King**

$\displaystyle

\frac{10}{12}=\frac{2\times 5}{2 \times 6}=\frac{2}{2}\times \frac{5}{6}=\frac{5}{6}

$

RonL - Aug 24th 2006, 05:25 AMtopsquarkQuote:

Originally Posted by**Quick**

-Dan