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Can you please help me with these fractions?

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1) 1/2 + 1/3 = ? 
2) 1/2 - 1/3 = ? 
3) 1/2 x 1/3 = ? 
4) 1/2 (divide) 1/3 = ?

asked Feb 10, 2014 in PRE-ALGEBRA by abstain12 Apprentice

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Least common multiple  of 2,3 = 6

1) 1/2+1/3 = [3(1)+1(2)]/6 = 5/6

2) 1/2-1/3 = [3(1)-1(2)]/6 = 1/6

3) 1/2*1/3 = 1/6

4) (1/2)/(1/3) = 3/2

answered Feb 11, 2014 by david Expert

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