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Fractions can be compared by seeing if the numerator and the denominator have the same numbers multiplied on the top and bottom.

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A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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Why does the butterfly method work when comparing fractions?

it works when comparing fractions by multiplying the fractions to see whitch one is greater not greater and equal


What does comparing fractans mean?

The correct spelling is fractions instead of fractans. Comparing fractions means to tell which fraction is smaller and which is bigger.


What is the name for fractions that are commonly used for comparing measuring and estimating?

benchmark fractions


Explain how comparing fractions with like denominators differs from comparing fractions with unlike denominators?

Because when you compare fractions with the same denominators, you do not have to find the least common denominator (LCM or LCD).


Comparing fractions without using an lcd?

It is easy: just convert to decimal fractions.


When do you use cross multiplication?

When comparing or simplifying fractions.


What is the definition of comparing fractions?

when 2 fractions have the same denomenator, the one the larger numerator is greater.


What does comparing fractions mean?

it means that you look at 2 or more fractions and see their simalaritys and differences


What do you do when comparing fractions and the denominator and the numerator are different?

Convert them into equivalent fractions with the same denominator and then compare the numerators.


When do you use LCM?

When you are trying to add or subtract unlike fractions.


When comparing fractions with the same you only have to compare the?

Numerator, Denominator or Denominator, Numerator.


What is common in fractions and decimals and percentages?

They are ways of calculating and comparing parts of wholes.


What are the steps to comparing fractions?

cross multiply and the fraction with the largest total is a greater fraction


What is one way of comparing fractions besides common numorator or common denominator?

Convert them to decimals.


Describe how comparing integers is different from comparing whole numbers?

-230 < -335, is it right?


Difference LCD and LCM?

The function of the numbers in question. The process is the same. When comparing two whole numbers, we call it the LCM. When comparing two fractions, we call it the LCD.


What is comparing and ordering fractions?

Ordering fractions is putting them in order, usually least to greatest, smallest to largest. In order to determine whether a fraction is larger or smaller than another one, it is necessary to compare them. This is done by determining a common denominator and comparing the numerators.


Where do you place the whole number when comparing a part to a whole?

when comparing a part to a whole in fractions you would put the whole as the denominator: 1/4 would be one part of 4.


Why is it helpful to write a fraction as a percent?

It is not always helpful.Some people may find it helpful when comparing fractions. By converting them into percentages they are made into like fractions: all with the denominator 100.


What can You noticE about comparing 2 fractions when the numerators are the same?

The larger fraction is the one with the smaller denominator, when the numerators are the same.


How do you convert minutes into fractions?

well it depends on what you comparing it to, for instance if I'm 19 minutes compared to an hour is 19/60


Why are percentages useful?

Since they are all based on a common denominator of 100, some people find them easier for comparing fractions.


How do you simplify fractions using the factor tree?

To simplify fractions, it is necessary to divide the numerator and the denominator by their GCF. You can find their GCF by comparing their prime factorizations. You can find their prime factorizations through the use of factor trees.


Is it always necessary to find the least common denominator to compare the sizes of fractions?

When comparing fractions you must find a common denominator; by finding the least common denominator it will keep the numbers (numerators and denominator) smaller .


What are three rules you can use to compare fractions?

Rule #1 When two fractions have the same denominator, the bigger fraction is the one with the bigger numerator. Rule # 2 When comparing fractions that have the same numerator, the bigger fraction is the one with the smaller denominator. Rule # 3 You can convert the fractions and then just put the greater than, less than or equal to sign to see what the comparison is between the fractions.