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1/22/2020 12:12:56 PM
Posted: 10/11/2007 1:27:09 PM EST
1 3/8 X 3 5/16

=

4 7/8?????



HELP.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 1:29:13 PM EST
4 71/128
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 1:30:23 PM EST
4.5546875 or 583/128
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 1:30:44 PM EST
4.5546875
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 1:36:24 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/11/2007 1:36:40 PM EST by thelastgunslinger]
You are having trouble because the answer is not 4 7/8.

If you had to use eighths for some reason, 4 4/8 is closest answer. It can only be corectly expressed as a decimal or in terms of 128ths.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 1:39:01 PM EST

Originally Posted By KC-ROUGHNECK:
1 3/8 X 3 5/16

=

4 7/8?????



HELP.


(1*8 + 3)/8 * (3*16 + 5)/16

11/8 * 53/16

(11*53)/(8*16)

583/128

4 71/128
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 1:41:40 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/11/2007 1:43:21 PM EST by KC-ROUGHNECK]
Yeah I actually had to go to another site and go over multiplying fractions.

...I couldn't wait.


I'm a wiz at math....but me no like fractions.

Give me some algebra or trig. and I'm good to go.....go figure.


ETA- Thanks guys. I appreciate the help.
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