Prealgebra (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.1 - Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers - Exercise Set: 53

Answer

$\frac{8}{5}$ $\overline{|\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ }\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\overrightarrow{|\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ }$ ${0\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \,1\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \,2\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 3 }$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{8}{5}$ is represented by the entire number line segment between 0 and 1, and the first 3 of 5 equal divisions on the number line between 1 and 2. $\frac{8}{5} = 1\frac{3}{5}$.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.