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Using math in real life

In math class, I learned how to solve equations with rational numbers. Let’s say you have to paint your house. You can paint 2/5 of the house in one work day. How long will it take until 3 houses have been painted? 2/5 one day 4/5 two days 1 1/5 three days 1 3/5 four […]


Turning Decimals into Fractions and Fractions into Decimals This year, I learned about turning decimals into fractions and fractions into decimals. I will first explain how to turn a decimal into a fraction: Say your decimal number is 5.6 . You would take the 6, and since it is in the “tenths” place, you would […]

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