How will we use fractions in real life, what kind of job?
How would the average person need to know about fractions? Is there a job that requires knowledge of fractions? How would you use fractions outside of math class?????
Asked By: Bob N - 2/2/2009
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Well if you are going to cook at home, you'll need to read recipes and covert amounts if the recipe is for four people and you want to make enough just for 1 or 2 or even three. This will require taking 1/4, 1/2 or 3/4 of the given recipe... More
Answered By: ironduke8159 - 2/2/2009
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cooking. chefs need to measure certain ingredients.
Answered By: Shanny =) - 2/2/2009
I can barely think of a job out there that -doesn't- use fractions... More
Answered By: lhvinny - 2/2/2009
you will need every math u can get. man i take ap calculus and i was i regret not paying attention in class because everything i take in math now its like a review of what i took the years iv been taking math.
Answered By: J - 2/2/2009
as pharmacy tech,chef,accountant
Answered By: Singh is King - 2/2/2009
lol, they are a basic understanding of numbers, it's good for your brain to be able to work with them with some sort of ease, especially for information that involve surveys and questionnaires and stuff... More
Answered By: Hybrid Cupcakes - 2/2/2009
Understanding fractions is an elementary part of understanding mathematics in general. You might as well ask if there are any jobs for which you don't have to be able to read. It's just such a basic thing that everything else builds on that it's hard to pull out individual examples, but for instance if your job... More
Answered By: dan131m - 2/2/2009
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