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 233: 81

Answer

Estimate=187 tons Exact=186$\frac{13}{24}$ tons

Work Step by Step

Estimate: 58$\frac{1}{3}$$\approx$58 58$\frac{1}{2}$$\approx$59 23$\frac{5}{8}$$\approx$24 16$\frac{5}{6}$$\approx$17 29$\frac{1}{4}$$\approx$29 58+59+24+17+29=187 Exact: 58$\frac{1}{3}$+58$\frac{1}{2}$+23$\frac{5}{8}$+16$\frac{5}{6}$+29$\frac{1}{4}$ 58$\frac{8}{24}$+58$\frac{12}{24}$+23$\frac{15}{24}$+16$\frac{20}{24}$+29$\frac{6}{24}$ 184$\frac{61}{24}$ 186$\frac{13}{24}$
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