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Find answers to the following. Write and indicate how you solved them. Is 9 / 16 equal to 5/9

Find answers to the following. Write and indicate how you solved them.
 Is 9 / 16 equal to 5/9

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5963 Points
one year ago
Dear Student

9 / 16, 5 / 9
Convert into like fractions
9 / 16 = (9 / 16) × (9 / 9)
= 81 / 144
5 / 9 = (5 / 9) × (16 / 16)
= 80 / 144
∴81 / 144 ≠ 80 / 144
Hence, 9 / 16 is not equal to 5 / 9

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