June 18th, 2014, 10:34 PM  #11 
Member Joined: Jun 2014 From: pennsylvania Posts: 45 Thanks: 0 
Thanks skipjack everything makes sense to me now, you made everything so clear. Can you just tell me why, when you evaluated, you doubled the numerator and denominator? Are you not able to work with 16.5/44=0.375=375/1000=15/40 ? Thanks again for every one help. 
June 18th, 2014, 11:15 PM  #12 
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Either way works. 15/40 = 3/8.

July 30th, 2018, 06:48 PM  #13 
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I have encountered this same problem on my exam!


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