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You must have 2 fractions or more to have unlike fractions. They are fractions with different denominators such as 7/8 and 1/2. Like fractions would have the same denominator like 7/8 and 4/8.

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What is the definition to unlike denominators?

unlike denominators: the bottom number of a fraction. to have unlike denominators you must have two fractions with a different number on the bottom of each fraction.

What is a fraction with different denominators called?

Unlike or dissimilar fraction.

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What is the unlike fraction for 17and12?

Any fraction whose denominator is not 12.

What is an unlike fraction?

i give up i have been asking this question for 9 years a unlike fraction is where you have two or more fractions and the denominators are all different

What do like and unlike fractions mean?

Like fractions have the same denominators (bottom part of fraction), unlike fractions do not.

What Is The Definition Of Unlike Denominators?

The definition is a different denominator in a fraction

What are example of unlike fraction?

3/4 and 5/12

What the difference between like and unlike fraction?

fractions having same denominators are like fractions & others are unlike fractions

How do you turn a square root into a fraction?

In most cases you cannot since the square root is an irrational number, unlike a fraction which is rational.

How do you order unlike fraction?

The simplest way is to convert them to like fractions, or percentages.

What must a mathmatician do before doing a unlike fraction?

The answer depends on what he wants to (or needs to) do with it!

Does the denominator have to be the same when adding a fraction?

When adding two or more unlike fractions, yes.

State the law of magnetic fraction and repulsion?

like charges repel...unlike charges attract

How can the greatest common factor and least common multiple help you work with fractions?

Finding the GCF of the numerator and the denominator of a fraction and dividing them both by it will give you the simplest form of that fraction. Finding the LCM of unlike denominators and converting them to it will make it possible to add and subtract unlike fractions.

What are fractions with unlike denominators mean?

The denominator is the bottom number in a fraction. Fractions like 1/3 and 1/4 have different numbers on the bottom. Those are unlike denominators.

How does using fraction strips with like denominators make it possible to add fractions with unlike denominators?

because they are the same number

If two fraction have unlike denominators then is the Lcd the product of their denominators?

I was told the Lcd is 4 not 8 is that true

What is 5 over 12 in unlike and like fractions?

Like and unlike fractions only make sense when you have two [or more] fractions. One fraction, such as 5/12, is always like itself.

How do you solve a fraction problem when you don't have the same denominator?

If you are adding or subtracting unlike fractions, convert them to equivalent fractions with a common denominator.

What is unlike fraction?

A fraction where the denominators are different EG: 1/6 and 1/4. Like fractions are when the denominators are the same EG: 1/6 and 2/6 Hope this helped :))))

How do you subtract unlike fractions?

The first thing you obviously do is find an equivalent fraction for thedenominator number at the bottom of the fraction.).After you've done that you gotta subtract whatever you put to the top you put to the bottom! :>

How can you use equivalent fractions to help you add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators?

Change each fraction to an equivalent fraction with the same denominator. 3/8+5/12= 9/24+10/24=19/24

What are exact numbers?

Exact numbers are defined numbers unlike measured numbers that often feature a fraction part. They are mostly integers found as counts of objects.

How can knowing the GCF and LCM help you when you add subtract and multiply fractions?

Knowing the LCM will help when adding or subtracting unlike fractions. By finding the LCM of the denominators, (called the lowest common denominator) you can convert unlike to like fractions and proceed with the adding or subtracting. Knowing the GCF helps reduce a fraction. By finding the GCF of the numerator and the denominator and dividing both of them by it, you can reduce a fraction to its lowest terms (simplest form). If the GCF is 1, the fraction is in its simplest form. You can successfully multiply fractions without knowing the GCF or LCM.