## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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# Chapter R - Review - Page R-33: 14

#### Answer

$\frac{11}{20}$

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{5}{12}$+$\frac{2}{15}$ 1) Multiply $\frac{5}{12}$$\times$$\frac{15}{15}$ = $\frac{75}{180}$ 2) Multiply$\frac{2}{15}$$\times$$\frac{12}{12}$ = $\frac{24}{180}$ 3)Add both fractions together $\frac{24}{180}$+$\frac{75}{180}$= $\frac{99}{180}$ 4) Simplify $\frac{99}{180}$$\div$$\frac{9}{9}$=$\frac{11}{20}$

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