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Quantity A
Quantity B
\(\frac{4}{5} + \frac{2}{11}\)
\(1\)


A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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Re: 4/5 + 2/11 [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2018, 18:28
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Quantity A = 4/5 + 2/11 = 0.8 + 2/11
Quantity B = 0.8 + 2/10

but 2/11 < 2/10 --> A < B

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Re: 4/5 + 2/11 [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2020, 10:44
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Carcass wrote:
Quantity A
Quantity B
\(\frac{4}{5} + \frac{2}{11}\)
\(1\)


A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.


Here's another approach...

Given:
Quantity A: \(\frac{4}{5} + \frac{2}{11}\)

Quantity B: \(1\)



Subtract \(\frac{4}{5}\) from both quantities to get:
Quantity A: \(\frac{4}{5} + \frac{2}{11}\)

Quantity B: \(1 - \frac{4}{5} = \frac{5}{5}-\frac{4}{5}=\frac{1}{5}=\frac{2}{10}\)

Notice that both of our quantities have the same numerator of \(2\).
Since the denominator in Quantity B is less than the denominator in Quantity A, we know that the fraction \(\frac{2}{10}\) must be greater than the fraction \(\frac{2}{11}\)

Answer: B

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