#### Answer

$2\frac{5}{8}$

#### Work Step by Step

We combine the fractions by finding the LCD and simplify if necessary:
$3=2\frac{8}{8}$
${\frac{3}{8}}={\frac{3}{8}}$
$2\frac{8}{8}-{\frac{3}{8}}=2\frac{5}{8}$

Published by
Brooks Cole

ISBN 10:
1285199197

ISBN 13:
978-1-28519-919-1

$2\frac{5}{8}$

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