## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

$\frac{27}{8}$
3$\frac{3}{8}$ Step 1: Multiply the denominator of the fraction and the whole number. multiply 3 and 8 = 3 * 8 =24 Step 2: Add to this product the numerator of the fraction Add 3 to 24 = 3 + 24 = 27 Step 3:Write the result of Step 2 as the numerator of the improper fraction and the original denominator as the denominator Use 27, from Step 2, as the numerator of the improper fraction and 8 as the denominator. 3$\frac{3}{8}$ = $\frac{27}{8}$