Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapters 1-4 - Decimals - Test - Page 327: 11

Answer

$1\frac{17}{24}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{5}{6}+\frac{7}{8}$ = $\frac{5\times4}{6\times4}+\frac{7\times3}{8\times3}$ (LCM of 6 & 8 is 24) = $\frac{20}{24}+\frac{21}{24}$ = $\frac{20+21}{24}$ (addition of fractions with same denominator) = $\frac{41}{24}$ = $1\frac{17}{24}$
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