Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.1 - Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers - Practice - Page 213: 5


The fraction is $\frac{9}{16}$

Work Step by Step

First we need to count how many small parts are in the ruler between the beginning and 1. There are 16 parts. Only 9 of them are shaded, so the fraction is $\frac{9}{16}$
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