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: 90

Answer

$\frac{11}{8}$

Work Step by Step

To find the difference between the two crutches, we subrtract the fractions. $43-41\frac{5}{8}=\frac{43*8}{8}-\frac{41*8+5}{8}=\frac{344}{8}-\frac{333}{8}=\frac{344-333}{8}=\frac{11}{8}$
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