2019 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 3
Problem 3
Which of the following is the correct order of the fractions and from least to greatest?
Solution 1
Consider subtracting 1 from each of the fractions. Our new fractions would then be and . Since , it follows that the answer is
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Solution 2
We take a common denominator:
Since it follows that the answer is .
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~ dolphin7 - I took your idea and made it an explanation.
Solution 3
When and , . Hence, the answer is . ~ ryjs
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