Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Fraction Problems

1. Which of the following fractions is written in reduced form (lowest terms)? How do you know?
2

8
,
6

10
,
13

17
,
10

12

2. Jessica went to New York City last summer. While they were there they took a
15-minute ride on a ferry to Liberty Island and toured the Statue of Liberty. They climbed the 162 stairs to the top and looked at the beautiful view of New York Harbor. They spent two and one-fourth hours on Liberty Island. If they left Manhattan Island at 1:48 p.m., what time did they get back?


Thanks to ED helper for these problems

Answer these problems here in comments or paste the text into your growing post and solve them there as extra questions for Part 1 due May 3rd.




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2 Comments:

At 8:43 PM, Blogger Mest_Aldrin said...

My answer is in my growing post.

 
At 11:31 PM, Blogger nôR!3££3 said...

1.) 13/17
coz da numerator and da denominator were both prime numbers and coz da other fractions can still be reduce by dividing both numerator and denominator by 2.

 

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