Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Skills Handbook - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Exercises: 6

Answer

3$\frac{11}{14}$

Work Step by Step

We start by adding the whole numbers: 1+2=3. In order to add or subtract fractions, we start by making a common denominator (bottom of the fraction). Thus, we multiply 4/7 by 2/2 to obtain: $\frac{8}{14}$+($\frac{3}{14}$)=$\frac{11}{14}$. We add the 3 to get an answer of 3$\frac{11}{14}$.
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