Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.1 - Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers - Exercise Set: 55

Answer

$\frac{7}{3}$ $\overline{|\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ }\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\overrightarrow{|\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ |\ \ }$ ${0\ \ \ \ \ \ \ 1\ \ \ \ \ \ \ 2\ \ \ \ \ \ \ 3\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 4\ \ \ \ \ \ \ 5\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \,6\ \ \ \ \ \ \ 7}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{7}{3}$ is represented by the entire number line segment between 0 and 2, and the first of 3 equal divisions on the number line between 2 and 3. $\frac{7}{3} = 2\frac{1}{3}$.
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