Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - 3.4 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers - 3.4 Exercises - Page 229: 37

Answer

$2\frac{2}{5}$

Work Step by Step

1. Divide the numerator by the denominator: $12\div5 = 2 R 2$ 2. Make the quotient that whole number and the remainder the numerator . 3. The original denominator stays as the denominator $2\frac{2}{5}$
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