# I have 12 oranges but I give 5/6 to a friend, how many did I give away?

10

The fraction tells us that for every 6 oranges I have, I gave 5 to a friend:

This fraction now says that for every 12 oranges I had, I gave away 10.

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You gave away 10 oranges.

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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