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Question:The Denominator of a certain fraction is 3 times the numerator. If 2 is added to the numerator and subtracted from the denominator, the resulting fraction is equivalent to 1. What was the original fraction ( Not written in lowest terms).

Answers:Numerator x: (x + 2)/(3x - 2) = 1 x + 2 = 3x - 2 2x = 4 x = 2 Denominator: = 3(2) = 6 Answer: 2/6 is the original fraction.

Question:A recipe calls for 3/4 cup of flour. You only have a half cup of flour. What fraction of the recipe can you make?

Answers:(1/2) OF (3/4) (1/2) x (3/4) 3/8

Question:Amber trains for 1.5h 1 day. She runs for 10 min, walks for 5 min, runs for 15min, and walks for 5 min. Her running time increases by 5 min each interval but she walks walks for 5 minutes. Use fractions of one hour. Write an addition equation that represents Amber's total running time. Find her total running time.

Answers:K to start with you need to convert your decimals into fractions: for example 1.5 is 3/4 etc. An excellent site which will help you is: http://www.mathsrevision.net/gcse/index.php

Question:It takes 3 7/8 yards to make a jacket. 2 3/8 yards to make a skirt and 2 1/8 yards to make a pair of pants. If you have purchased 9 yards of material witch garments can you make without purchasing additional material?

Answers:3 7/8 = 3.875 2 3/8 = 2.375 2 1/8 = 2.125 _____________ total = 8.375 = 8 3/8 yards I think you can figure out the answer from what I have provided so far.

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