Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Review Exercises - Page 255: 39



Work Step by Step

5 - 1$\frac{3}{4}$ It is not possible to subtract $\frac{3}{4}$ without regrouping the whole number 5 first 5 = 4 + 1 = 4 + $\frac{4}{4}$ = 4$\frac{4}{4}$ Subtract : 4$\frac{4}{4}$ - 1$\frac{3}{4}$ Subtraction of the whole number is 3 and Subtraction of the fraction is $\frac{1}{4}$ = 3$\frac{1}{4}$
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