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 41: 69


9$\frac{5}{8}$ in

Work Step by Step

Let the two lenghs given are 6$\frac{3}{4}$ in and 2$\frac{7}{8}$ in Total length of the shaft = 6$\frac{3}{4}$ in + 2$\frac{7}{8}$ in =$\frac{27}{4}$ +$\frac{23}{8}$ =$\frac{27}{4}\times$ $\frac{2}{2}$ +$\frac{23}{8}$ = $\frac{54}{8}$ +$\frac{23}{8}$ =$\frac{77}{8}$ =9$\frac{5}{8}$ in
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