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 232: 78

Answer

Estimate=4 cubic yards Exact=4$\frac{7}{8}$ cubic yards

Work Step by Step

Estimate: 3$\frac{3}{4}$$\approx$4 4$\frac{7}{8}$$\approx$5 2$\frac{1}{2}$$\approx$3 16-4-5-3=4 Exact: 16-3$\frac{3}{4}$-4$\frac{7}{8}$-2$\frac{1}{2}$ 16-3$\frac{6}{8}$-4$\frac{7}{8}$-2$\frac{4}{8}$ 7-$\frac{17}{8}$ 6$\frac{8}{8}$-2$\frac{1}{8}$ 4$\frac{7}{8}$
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