Why Do We Use Fractions?

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We use fractions everyday. A simple reason to use fractions would be in cooking. Let's say you have a recipe you want to make but you don't want to make 16 servings. Using fractions you can determine how to make a smaller portion size.
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Almost everywhere. You can ask for 1/2 pound of beef. You can figure out how far you can drive with 1/4 tank of gas. You can figure out how many outs are in the baseball inning if
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Convert to mixed decimal number: = 3 3/8 = 3.375 Convert to improper fraction: = 3 3/8 = 27/8 Convert to percentage: = 3 3/8(100%) = 27/8(100%) = (27/[8/4])(100%/4) = 27/2(25%) =
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