Subject: fractions

Name: linda

Who is asking: Parent
Level: Elementary

Can you have 5/4 of something?

Hi Linda,

Five fourths is another way to express one and one quarter

 5/44/41/4 = 1 1/4 and you can have one and one quarter of something. A dollar coin and a quarter make five fourths of a dollar. A cup and a quarter of sugar is five fourths of a cup. Fifteen inches is five fourths of a foot.

I hope this helps,
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