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: 78

Answer

$\frac{43}{44}$

Work Step by Step

1. Find LCD of fractions: 44 2. Write as equivalent fraction with 44 as common denominator: $\frac{8}{11} - \frac{1}{4} + \frac{1}{2} = \frac{8*4}{11*4} - \frac{1*11}{4*11} + \frac{1*22}{2*22} = \frac{32}{44} - \frac{11}{44} + \frac{22}{44} = \frac{32 - 11 + 22}{44} = \frac{43}{44}$
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