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**studymaths****Member**- Registered: 2010-04-11
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Hi all,

I thought I'd share my site:

www.studymaths.co.uk

It is designed to help students with their maths homework and preparation for their upcoming GCSEs.

Many thanks,

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Best of luck.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**cacwong****Member**- Registered: 2010-05-09
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fractions multiplication and divison 7/8 / ( 1 1/2 x 1 5/9) can you also show me the working thanks

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi cacwong;

They can bring their questions here and they will be answered. Wished I had something like this when I was young.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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And: Dividing Fractions

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

7/8 / ( 1 1/2 x 1 5/9)

Is this what you mean?

Turn the denominator into 2 proper fractions:

Clean up the denominator a little.

reduce the denominator to lowest terms.

So 3 / 8 is the answer.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**akhil****Member**- Registered: 2010-06-25
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area of triangle enclosed between the co ordinate axes and the line joining points (4,0) and (0,5)

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi akhil;

Use the formula A = ( b * h ) / 2

A = ( 4 * 5 ) / 2 = 10

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**Nicolexx****Member**- Registered: 2010-07-23
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Thanks for sharing. It's great.

DD has been using for math. It's also fantastic. The questions are problem-solving type, good to help kids thinking. DD loves it!

Nicole

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