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5 months ago

Q:
# Morgan needs a board that is 80/100 meters long. Javier hands him a board that is 0.8 meter. Can Morgan use that board?

Accepted Solution

A:

Answer: "Yes."

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Explanation:

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" Yes; since: "80/100" m = "8/10" m = "0.8" m .

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Note: Cancel out a "zero" from BOTH the "80" (in the numerator) and the "100" (in the denominator); to get: "80/100" = "8/10" .

This is the same as: "80/100" = "(80÷10) / (100 ÷10)" = "8/10".

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Note that: "8/10" can be written as the decimal equivalent: "0.8" .

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As such: "80/100" m = "8/10" m = "0.8" m .

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Explanation:

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" Yes; since: "80/100" m = "8/10" m = "0.8" m .

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Note: Cancel out a "zero" from BOTH the "80" (in the numerator) and the "100" (in the denominator); to get: "80/100" = "8/10" .

This is the same as: "80/100" = "(80÷10) / (100 ÷10)" = "8/10".

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Note that: "8/10" can be written as the decimal equivalent: "0.8" .

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As such: "80/100" m = "8/10" m = "0.8" m .

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