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Tinascott
 3 years ago
simplify 5 1/3 + (3 9/18)
Tinascott
 3 years ago
simplify 5 1/3 + (3 9/18)

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whpalmer4
 3 years ago
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whpalmer4
 3 years ago
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jkristia
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can change 5 1/3 to somthing/6 and you can change 3 9/18 to something/6, then you subtract the fractions

jkristia
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1change 1/3 to ?/6 => (2*1)/(2*3) => 2/6. Now 6/6 is the same as 1, so if you have 5 (ones) you have (5*6)/6 = 30/6, so 5 1/3 = 32/6, now do the same for 3 9/18

TeaIsGod
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.111/6 or 1 5/6 is the answer
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