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July 8th, 2018, 08:51 AM   #11
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 Originally Posted by topsquark So we have something like $\displaystyle \frac{ \frac{5}{6} }{ 1 + \frac{1}{3} }$
aNUTter way:

(5/6) / (1 + 1/3)
= (5/6) / (4/3)
= (5/6) * (3/4)
= 15 / 24
= 5 / 8

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