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 - 3.4 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers - 3.4 Exercises - Page 231: 72


Estimate=2 Exact=1$\frac{15}{16}$

Work Step by Step

Estimate: 2$\frac{1}{2}$$\approx$3 $\frac{9}{16}$$\approx$1 3-1=2 Exact: 2$\frac{1}{2}$-$\frac{9}{16}$ 2$\frac{8}{16}$-$\frac{9}{16}$ 1$\frac{24}{16}$-$\frac{9}{16}$ 1$\frac{15}{16}$
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