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The sum of two fractions is 11/12, and their product is 1/6.  What are the two fractions?

 May 17, 2020
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the 2 fractions aer 1/4 and 2/3. If u check this 1/4 * 2/3 is 2/12 which equals 1/6. If u add the 2 1/4 plus 2/3 the sum is 11/12.cheeky

 May 17, 2020
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a+b = 11/12    a = 11/12- b     sub into the following eq

ab = 1/6

 

(11/12 - b) b = 1/6

-b^2 + 11/12b -1/6 = 0     Quadratic fomula shows   2/3   an  1/4

 May 17, 2020

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