Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Skills Handbook - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Exercises - Page 803: 13



Work Step by Step

We start by adding the whole numbers: 11+2=13. In order to add or subtract fractions, we start by making a common denominator (bottom of the fraction). Thus, we multiply 3/8 by 2/2 to obtain: $\frac{6}{16}$+($\frac{1}{16}$)=$\frac{7}{16}$. We add the 13 to get an answer of 13$\frac{7}{16}$.
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