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Sarah E.

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Jane painted 2 1/3 all with 2/3 cans of paint. How much paint did she use on one wall

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Sarah E.

Do I cross multiply any equals 14 over 9 equals 1/5  paint is the answer
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Jeffrey K.

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No, you just multiply the numerators and multiply the denominators.  But first you can cancel out common factors.  So with (2/3)*(3/7) you can cancel out the 3’s and end up with 2/7 as the answer.
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