Elementary Technical Mathematics

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Addition and Subtraction of Fractions - Exercise: 9

Answer

$\frac{5}{32}$

Work Step by Step

We combine the fractions by finding the LCD and simplify if necessary: $\displaystyle \frac{1}{16}+\frac{3}{32}=\frac{2}{32}+\frac{3}{32}=\frac{5}{32}$
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