GED Math 1.1 Rational Numbers

GED Math: Rational Numbers Drill 1, Problem 1. Reduce the fraction.

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question simply wants to take the fraction fifty for ninety

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nines and reduce it as much as possible But we

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could spend a bunch time trying to figure out with

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the largest number is we can divide that in both

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the numerator and denominator But we're actually fans shortcuts around

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here They could see how little time it takes us

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to finish a marathon Anyway wayne start by dividing out

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a very small number that we feel confident divides into

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both numbers just to make this thing a bit more

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man Well it really looks like three is a factor

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of ninety nine Could see it ends in nine there

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And if you add nine plus nine it's eighteen three

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goes into nineteen and we add five to four that

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totals nine and three goes into that street there Well

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if we divide top and bottom by three we get

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eighteen over thirty three All right And if we add

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the one plus eight there that's nine while nine special

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entry and thirty three Yet So both Numbers are still

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divisible by 3 let's Do it again all the fun

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and we get six eleven which is cancer choice See 00:01:23.427 --> [endTime] and we're not