BUILDING FRACTIONS: Problem 4
- Rule 17:
- To build a fraction is the reverse of reducing the fraction. Instead of searching for the 1 in a fraction so that you can reduce, you insert a 1 and build.
- Problem 4:
- Create a fraction equivalent to
that has a denominator of 40.
- There is no simple fraction with a denominator of 40 that is equivalent to the fraction. Answer is the fraction .
- The fraction
is already reduced. We need an
integer that when multiplied by 7 will yield 40. There is no such integer.
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