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 230: 55

Answer

$2\frac{7}{8}$

Work Step by Step

$8\frac{3}{4}$ - $5\frac{7}{8}$ = $\frac{35}{4}$ - $\frac{47}{8}$ = $\frac{70}{8}$ - $\frac{47}{8}$ = $\frac{23}{8}$ = $2\frac{7}{8}$
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