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 - Page 40: 38



Work Step by Step

We combine the fractions by finding the LCD and simplify if necessary: $5\frac{3}{8}=5\frac{3}{8}$ ${2\frac{3}{4}}={2\frac{6}{8}}$ $5\frac{3}{8}+{2\frac{6}{8}}=7\frac{9}{8}=8\frac{1}{8}$
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