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Try this:- http://www.mathleague.com/help/fractions/fractions.htm

Bad_Crow said:

I'm doing loads of adult learning shoit because I'm fed up of looking like a thick cnut on paper.

However it appears I am a thick Cnut. I'm looking over my maths stuff and i've arrived at fractions which always fried my head.

How the fook do you do them???

However it appears I am a thick Cnut. I'm looking over my maths stuff and i've arrived at fractions which always fried my head.

How the fook do you do them???

If you have a specific enquiry, I will be happy to help.

I'm lucky I have a maths oriented brain. But even so everyone hits a level where they struggle...personally never got my head around some vector maths I had to do.

I found understanding a practical reason for the maths helped a lot. As has been described before fractions are quite easy if you imagine a pie or column chopped into bits.

the total number of bits is on the bottom and the number you have available is on the top.

As others have said feel free to ask and someone will help....don't worry about sounding stupid.../we all have weak points.

S_R

However 6 years later I've realised you can't just get away with that. I spoke to a tutor at my local college who's advice was relate it to work/hobby. So I quite often use examples like: 3 Platoon have x UGL rounds left and 2 Platoon have y how re distribute it so the 3 platoons have the same amount and the OC's group have 10 percent of the final figure. etc etc.

specific fractions example

14/42

How do i simplify that then make it into a percentage. Easy example but when its bigger dodgier numbers your fooked without a calculator are you not.

Mr_Deputy said:

you are obviously a smart bloke so you'll be fine. just keep applying yourself.

do your tables again if you have to.**anyone learning a language** has to remind themselves of language laws so dont be embarassed. these are the building blocks of the logic of maths and lingo!

remember the reward youself for :

1. small victories

2. the moment when you have passed - because you will!

do your tables again if you have to.

remember the reward youself for :

1. small victories

2. the moment when you have passed - because you will!