Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.2 Mixed Numbers - 2.2 Exercises - Page 123: 14



Work Step by Step

First, multiply the whole part of the mixed number by the denominator. $12\times3=36$ Then, add the product to the numerator. $36+2=38$ Put the sum over the original denominator of the fraction part to get the final answer. $\frac{38}{3}$
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