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### $\frac{x}{10!} = \frac{1}{8!} + \frac{1}{9!}$

I have a pretty simple straightforward question. Q) Find the value of $x$ in the following: $$\frac{x}{10!} = \frac{1}{8!} + \frac{1}{9!}$$ Instinctively, I do the quickest thing I know how to ...
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### Is 9/1 an improper fraction?

My son took a test in school. The teacher told them that they did not need to simplify improper fractions in their answers. On one question, for example, the answer of 28/3 was marked as correct. ...
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### how to add/subtract than multiply fractions?

Q). 1 + 9/2 x -5/7 Q). 1 - y^2 x 9/4 just guide me how to solve this question Edit: From the title of the question I would infer that he/she meant $1 + \frac92 \times \frac{-5}{7}$ \$ 1 - y ^2 ...
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### What are some effective ways in teaching fractions to 5th graders who are behind (special needs)

I am teaching a group of 8 kids on fractions and I did not realize how difficult this can be. These kids were selected by their teachers for needing additional outside help. I really need some advice, ...
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### Math Database For Problem Descriptions In An App.

I am developing an app for kids and they will have a variety of problems from percentage problems, absolute value problems, negative number problems, fraction problems, etc. I was hoping to have a ...
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### Ways to teach fractions

I'm tutoring elementary-level kids on equivalent fractions and am not doing a very good job of explaining it. I've tried using the example of a pizza or a pie and have shown them how they can come up ...