hi this is my question: 3 divided 1 if u can help me please post, thanks
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Originally Posted by andyboy179 hi this is my question: 3 divided 1 if u can help me please post, thanks 3 / So
Originally Posted by mathaddict 3 / So so 3/ X = , would i simplify it down? i got that as the answer but i then did it on a calculator and it came up with 3 as the answer so i wasn't sure
Originally Posted by andyboy179 so 3/ X = , would i simplify it down? i got that as the answer but i then did it on a calculator and it came up with 3 as the answer so i wasn't sure oh you are correct . When you convert to improper fraction ie
Originally Posted by mathaddict oh you are correct . When you convert to improper fraction ie thanks alot, so would 1 /2 =
Originally Posted by andyboy179 thanks alot, so would 1 /2 = Unfortunately no . (3/2)/2=3/2 x 1/2 =3/4
Originally Posted by mathaddict Unfortunately no . (3/2)/2=3/2 x 1/2 =3/4 haven't you got to flip the so that it would be, X =
Originally Posted by andyboy179 haven't you got to flip the so that it would be, X = Oh no .. you don flip 3/2 , you flip the one that is being divided (divisor) so in this case , 2 is being divided so you flip 2. Ex: 3/(1/2)=3x2 Since 1/2 is being divided , so you flip it and NOT 3.
Originally Posted by mathaddict Oh no .. you don flip 3/2 , you flip the one that is being divided (divisor) so in this case , 2 is being divided so you flip 2. Ex: 3/(1/2)=3x2 Since 1/2 is being divided , so you flip it and NOT 3. thanks alot i understand now!!!
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