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Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Adding and Subtracting fractions may seem a terrifying Math lesson for some, but the truth is it is not as complicated as some people might think. The trick is to be able to recognize and translate fractions into familiar objects; which is why pizza slices and chocolate bars are commonly used to represent fractions. This […]

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Simplifying Fractions

What is a Fraction? A fraction represents a part of a whole. It describes equal parts of an object or a group like one-half, one-fourth, two-eighths, etc. For example, a slice of pizza is a fraction of the whole pizza. The top number (numerator) tells us how many parts we have. The bottom number (denominator) […]

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What is an Equation – Math Open Reference

In mathematics, an equation is a statement that two expressions are equal. It consists of two expressions on the left and right sides of the “equals” symbol. For example, The equation states that 7 + 8 is equal to 15, which is indeed true. The most common equations include one or more variables (symbols that […]

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