Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.7 - Operations on Mixed Numbers - Practice: 9

Answer

$6\frac{17}{30}$

Work Step by Step

$2\frac{1}{6}+4\frac{2}{5}$ $=2\frac{5}{30}+4\frac{12}{30}$ $=6\frac{17}{30}$ Check by estimating. $2\frac{1}{6}+4\frac{2}{5}$ $2+4$ $=6$ $6\approx6\frac{17}{30}$ Our exact answer is close to $6$, so our answer is reasonable.
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