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Find a rational number between 14and12. - Mathematics

Sum

Find a rational number between `1/4 "and" 1/2`.

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Solution

`(1/4 + 1/2) ÷ 2 = ((1 + 2)/4) ÷ 2 = 3/4 xx 1/2 = 3/8.`

`3/8 "lies between" 1/4 "and" 1/2`.

We find the midpoint of AB which is C, represented by  
`(1/4 + 1/2) ÷ 2 =  3/8.`
`1/4 < 3/8 < 1/2`.
Concept: Rational Numbers Between Two Rational Numbers
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