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: 33

Answer

$7\frac{1}{4}$

Work Step by Step

We combine the fractions by finding the LCD and simplify if necessary: $2\frac{1}{2}=2\frac{2}{4}$ ${4\frac{3}{4}}={4\frac{3}{4}}$ $2\frac{2}{4}+{4\frac{3}{4}}=6\frac{5}{4}=7\frac{1}{4}$
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