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# M16-20

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16 Sep 2014, 00:59
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0.375 is how much smaller than $$\frac{7}{8}$$?

A. $$\frac{1}{4}$$
B. $$\frac{3}{8}$$
C. $$\frac{2}{5}$$
D. $$\frac{1}{2}$$
E. $$\frac{3}{5}$$

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16 Sep 2014, 00:59
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0.375 is how much smaller than $$\frac{7}{8}$$?

A. $$\frac{1}{4}$$
B. $$\frac{3}{8}$$
C. $$\frac{2}{5}$$
D. $$\frac{1}{2}$$
E. $$\frac{3}{5}$$

$$\frac{7}{8} - 0.375 = 7*0.125 - 0.375 = 0.875 - 0.375 = 0.5 = \frac{1}{2}$$.

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02 Oct 2017, 03:45
3/8 = 0.375

7/8 - 3/8 = 1/2
Re: M16-20 &nbs [#permalink] 02 Oct 2017, 03:45
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