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: 24

Answer

$1\frac{1}{8}$

Work Step by Step

We combine the fractions by finding the LCD and simplify if necessary: $\displaystyle \frac{5}{36}+\frac{11}{72}+\frac{5}{6}=\frac{10}{72}+\frac{11}{72}+\frac{60}{72}=\frac{81}{72}=\frac{9}{8}=1\frac{1}{8}$
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