Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.2 Mixed Numbers - 2.2 Exercises: 16

Answer

$\frac{27}{8}$

Work Step by Step

First, multiply the whole part of the mixed number by the denominator. $3\times8=24$ Then, add the product to the numerator. $24+3=27$ Put the sum over the original denominator of the fraction part to get the final answer. $\frac{27}{8}$
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