Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - 3.5 Order Relation and the Order of Operations - 3.5 Exercises - Page 244: 53

Answer

$\frac{3}{8}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{2} + (\frac{1}{2})^{2} - \frac{3}{8}$ = $\frac{1}{2} + \frac{1}{4} - \frac{3}{8}$ = $\frac{4}{8} + \frac{2}{8} - \frac{3}{8}$ = $\frac{3}{8}$
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