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    another one :P

    The slope of mary's line is 7/8. The slope of Sue's line is also positive, is less then 1 and is steeper then marys line.If the slope of sue's line can be written a common fraction with a one-digit numerator and a one digit denominator, what is the slope of sue's line? exspress ur answer as a common fraction.
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    \frac{7}{8} < m < 1

    \frac{7}{8} < m < \frac{8}{8}

    \frac{14}{16} < m < \frac{16}{16}

    can you see an "m" that will work?
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    Quote Originally Posted by skeeter View Post
    \frac{7}{8} < m < 1

    \frac{7}{8} < m < \frac{8}{8}

    \frac{14}{16} < m < \frac{16}{16}

    can you see an "m" that will work?
    well 15/16 works for the last one but thad be.....7.5/8?
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    ok ... didn't see the "one-digit" restriction the first time

    how about this ...

    \frac{7}{8} < \frac{8}{9} < 1
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