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

$14 \frac{1}{8}$
$7 \frac{3}{8} + 6 \frac{3}{4}$ (Convert to proper fractions) $= \frac{59}{8} + \frac{27}{4}$ (Make both denominators the same to add the two fractions) $= \frac{59}{8} + \frac{54}{8}$ (Add the two fractions) $= \frac{113}{8} = 14 \frac{1}{8}$ (Convert answer to a mixed number)