# . Adam wants to compare the fractions

2�
5
1

6
�, and
1�
3
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He wants to order them from least to greatest and
rewrite them so they all have the same denominator.
Explain how Adam can rewrite the fractions.

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April 3, 2011 10:11pm UTC

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2/5
1/6
1/3

You need to find the common denominator and use equivalent fractions in order to compare them.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/common-denominator.html

http://www.mathsisfun.com/equivalent_fractions.html

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April 3, 2011 10:14pm UTC

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2. excuse me but what is ...

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3. any other suggestions, ms. sue?

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April 3, 2011 10:16pm UTC

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4. After you study those web sites, and post your answers, I may have other suggestions.

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April 3, 2011 10:16pm UTC

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5. what I don't get is if I'm supposed to add ,subtract,divide,multiply,or use some of them.

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April 3, 2011 10:19pm UTC

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April 3, 2011 10:21pm UTC

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7. I get it now. Thank you and sorry for troubling you!

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April 3, 2011 10:22pm UTC

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8. adam wants to compare the fractions 2/5,1/6, and 1/3