Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Addition and Subtraction of Fractions - Exercise: 39

Answer

$2\frac{5}{16}$

Work Step by Step

We combine the fractions by finding the LCD and simplify if necessary: $7\frac{3}{16}=6\frac{19}{16}$ ${4\frac{7}{8}}=4\frac{14}{16}$ $6\frac{19}{16}-4\frac{14}{16}=2\frac{5}{16}$
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