Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 1 - Problem Solving and Critical Thinking - 1.1 Inductive and Deductive Reasoning - Exercise Set 1.1: 5

Answer

$\frac{7}{10}$ = 0.7 but $\frac{7+5}{10 + 5}$ = $\frac{12}{15}$ = 0.8

Work Step by Step

Let us consider a fraction initially. $\frac{7}{10}$ The value of this fraction is 0.7 Now, adding the same number '5' to the numerator and denominator, the value of the fraction becomes 0.8. $\frac{7+5}{10 + 5}$ = $\frac{12}{15}$ = 0.8
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.