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Explain why 5/8 is not equivalent to 8/12​

 Apr 26, 2021
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If you take 8/12 and simplify it. Divide 4 from both the numerator and denominator. You'll get 2/3. 2/3 is not equal to 5/8 and you can tell by finding a common denominator. 2/3 and 5/8 have a common denominator of 24.

 

2/3 = 16/24

5/8 = 15/24

 

15/24 is not equal to 16/24

 Apr 27, 2021

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