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are mixed numbers. This notation means
Convert each to a common fraction by finding a common denominator
Notice that in each case the numerator is larger than the denominator. Why? Hence the reciprocal will have the denominator larger than the numerator. Can any of these be a mixed number? Why? Penny  


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