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By Jeff Phares

This publication chronicles the entire levels in making a lifelike human face from wooden. Illustrated with designated photos of greater than 20 complete carvings, this publication additionally bargains a wealth of technical how-to info for woodworkers and artists. invaluable details contains recommendation on dealing with instruments, information for operating wooden to resemble the form of epidermis and muscle groups, and tricks on carving real looking hats and headdresses. additionally integrated are greater than 20 diagrams that designate facial anatomy and the way it pertains to carving mask and busts.

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STEP 1: Write the problem. 7- 5 = 8 16 STEP 2: Determine the lowest common denominator. The lowest common denominator is 16. STEP 3: Raise the fraction 7 ⁄ 8 to higher terms with the common denomina- tor 16, using 2 as the common number. 7 × 2 = 14 8 × 2 16 STEP 4: Subtract the like fractions. 14 - 5 = 9 16 16 16 Therefore, 7 ⁄ 8 – 5 ⁄ 16 = 9 ⁄ 16, which cannot be reduced. indd 34 5/11/06 9:09:57 PM Exchanging to Subtract Mixed Numbers With Unlike Fractions Example: Subtract 1511 ⁄ 16 from 285 ⁄ 32 .

Multiplying Mixed Numbers To multiply mixed numbers, first change the mixed numbers to improper fractions. After multiplying, change the improper fractions back to mixed numbers. If necessary, review chapter one to see how to change mixed numbers to improper fractions and vice versa. Example: Multiply 31 ⁄ 6 by 22 ⁄ 5 . STEP 1: Write the problem. 31 ⁄ 6 × 22 ⁄ 5 STEP 2: Change the mixed numbers to improper fractions. 31 ⁄ 6 = 19 ⁄ 6 22 ⁄ 5 = 12 ⁄ 5 STEP 3: Rewrite the problem. 19 12 × 6 5 STEP 4: Cancel, if possible.

3 9⁄ 4 × 1 3⁄ 1 STEP 4: Multiply the numerators. indd 41 41 5/11/06 9:09:58 PM STEP 5: Multiply the denominators. 3 9⁄ × 4 = 12 1 × 3⁄ 1 1 Therefore, converting to a whole number, 9 ÷ 3 ⁄ 4 = 12. Dividing Mixed Numbers To divide mixed numbers, change the mixed numbers to improper fractions, then invert the divisor and multiply the fractions. Example: Divide 35 ⁄ 8 by 21 ⁄ 4 . STEP 1: Write the problem. 35 ⁄ 8 ÷ 21 ⁄ 4 STEP 2: Change the mixed numbers to improper fractions. 35 ⁄ 8 = 29 ⁄ 8 21 ⁄ 4 = 9 ⁄ 4 STEP 3: Rewrite the problem.

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