## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

$36\frac{3}{4}$
$42.\frac{7}{8}$ = $42 \times\frac{7}{8}$ = $\frac{42\times7}{8}$ = $\frac{21\times7}{4}$ (divide by common factor 2) = $\frac{147}{4}$ = $36\frac{3}{4}$