Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Summary Exercises - Operations with Fractions: 25

Answer

Estimate $3 \frac{1}{2}$ Exact $3 \frac{7}{16}$

Work Step by Step

$6 \frac{7}{8} \div 2$ Estimate $7 \div 2$ = $3 \frac{1}{2}$ Exact $6 \frac{7}{8} \div 2$ = $\frac{55}{8} \div \frac{2}{1}$ = $\frac{55}{8} \times \frac{1}{2}$ = $\frac{55}{16}$ = $3 \frac{7}{16}$
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