Help with math problem!

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  1. ????????™
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    This is really confusing
    can someone help
    "Nicoles friends runs 5/6 of a mile, but her distance is only 5/7 of nicole's distance. How far dies nicole run?"
    I got 1 and 1/6 but I'm not sure
    P.s just studying for unit test tommorow
     
  2. coolbho3000

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    It's simply:

    (5/6)/(5/7)

    Then

    (5/6)*(7/5) = 35/30

    Simplified

    7/6

    Which is 1.1666...

    Which, in "proper fraction" notation, is 1 and 1/6. You are correct.
     
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    yessssssssss thank you
    Now I can go to sleep
     
  4. da_head

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    y the fuck is this in eof? o.O