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    Each of the four digits 2 4 6 and 9 is placed in one of the boxes to form a fraction. The numerator and the demoniator are both two digit whole numbers what is the smalest value of all the common fractions that can be formed? express your answer as a common fraction
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dragon View Post
    Each of the four digits 2 4 6 and 9 is placed in one of the boxes to form a fraction. The numerator and the demoniator are both two digit whole numbers what is the smalest value of all the common fractions that can be formed? express your answer as a common fraction
    Maximize the denominator and minimize the numerator. ( \frac{2\ 4}{9\ 6} = \frac{8}{32} = \frac{1}{4})
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