Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Review Exercises - Page 256: 45

Answer

Estimate 19 pounds Exact $18 \frac{1}{2}$ pounds

Work Step by Step

Estimate 8+ 3 + 5 + 3 = 19 Exact $7 \frac{1}{2} + 2 \frac{3}{4} + 4 \frac{7}{8} + 3 \frac{3}{8}$ = $7 \frac{4}{8} + 2 \frac{6}{8} + 4 \frac{7}{8} + 3 \frac{3}{8}$ = $16 \frac{20}{8}$ = $18 \frac{4}{8}$ = $18 \frac{1}{2}$ =
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