Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Review - Page 102: 63


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Work Step by Step

To find the remaining thickness, subtract the depth of the holes from the depth of the base. Convert fractions to least common denominator and subtract the numerators. $\frac{7}{8}-\frac{9}{16}=\frac{7\times2}{8\times2}-\frac{9}{16}=\frac{14}{16}-\frac{9}{16}=\frac{5}{16}$
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