Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Fractions - Exercise Set: 53

Answer

$1 \frac{3}{4}$

Work Step by Step

1. Write mixed numbers as improper fractions: $8 \frac{1}{8} - 6 \frac{3}{8} = \frac{65}{8} - \frac{51}{8}$ 3. Subtract numerators: $\frac{65-51}{8} = \frac{14}{8} = 1 + \frac{6}{8} = 1 + \frac{3}{4} = 1 \frac{3}{4}$
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