Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - 3.1 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions - 3.1 Execises - Page 202: 35


The Fair Oaks Save the Bluffs Committee raised $\frac{7}{9}$ of their goal.

Work Step by Step

The Committee has raised the sum of $\frac{2}{9}$ and $\frac{5}{9}$ of their target goal. $\frac{2}{9}+\frac{5}{9}=\frac{2+5}{9}=\frac{7}{9}$ Therefore, they have raised $\frac{7}{9}$ of their target goal.
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