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

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Q: Why does the butterfly method work when comparing fractions?
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Why does the butterfly method work in math?

What the butterfly method does is to make the fractions equivalent fractions with a new denominator (bottom number) the product of the original denominators (bottom numbers). Then to compare/add/subtract the fractions, the numerators (top numerators) can be compared/added/subtracted.Let the two fractions be a/b and c/d, then the new denominator is bd (b times d). Then the equivalent fractions are:a/b ⇒ (a x d)/(b x d) ⇒ ad/bdc/d ⇒ (b x c)/(b x d) ⇒ bc/bd

Why does the method of dividing fractions work?

This is related to the fact that dividing by a number is the same as multiplying with the number's reciprocal.

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Fractions? correct answer is factions not fractions

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What are patterns with equivalent fractions?

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Sample of brief lesson plan?

Title: Introduction to Fractions Objective: Students will be able to identify, represent, and compare fractions. Introduction (5 mins) - Review what fractions are and why they are used. Identifying Fractions (10 mins) - Show various fractions and have students identify the numerator and denominator. Representing Fractions (15 mins) - Students use visual aids (like fraction bars) to represent given fractions. Comparing Fractions (10 mins) - Students compare fractions using visual aids and identify which fraction is greater or less than the other. Practice (10 mins) - Students work on exercises in their workbook to apply what they have learned. Conclusion (5 mins) - Review key concepts learned today and summarize the lesson.

What are mixed fractions and how do they work?

Mixed Fractions are fractions that have whole numbers and fractions on the side.If you are trying to change them into improper fractions you take the denominator of the fraction and multiply it by the whole number and keep the same numerator. ex.: 2 and one fourth =

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What algorithm will work for any two fractions?

Many of them.

How do GCF and LCM involve with the real world?

Use the GCF to reduce fractions. Use the LCM to add and subtract unlike fractions. Carpenters work with fractions a lot.

Why does the equivalent fraction make adding and subtracting fractions easier?

You cannot add or subtract fractions with different denominators. If the denominators are different then you need to work with equivalent fractions.