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Friday Riddle Answer

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nudgie
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PGLGREG is this weeks WINNER. CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

RIDDLE: 75% can be written as 3/4. How would 58 1/3% be written as a fraction (when reduced to the lowest denominator)?

ANSWER: 7/12. The easiest way to do this? 58 1/3% is 58.333.. out of 100. Multiply both the denominator and numerator by three to make them both whole numbers, and you have 175/300. Now just reduce this.

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PhillieG
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too tough for my old chemo brain....

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