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Zale101
 one year ago
Add and Simplify. 11 2/3 + 7 5/8= ?
Zale101
 one year ago
Add and Simplify. 11 2/3 + 7 5/8= ?

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Zale101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm adding 11+7 ,but what do I do with the fractions?

robz8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2find the least common denominator for 2/3 and 5/8

robz8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2to do that, you need to find what common number are 3 and 8 multiples of

Zale101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you show me how to solve it step by step please?

robz8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2okay, so you have 11 2/3 + 7 5/8, so you were on the right track doing 711 first, but remember that 2/3 is actually negative since it is part of 11 2/3... so 711 is 4... and you need to add 2/3 + 5/8 so to add 2/3 and 5/8 you need to find the fractions least common denominator (LCD) looking at the denominators 3 and 8, we can see that 24 is the smallest number that 3 and 8 are both factors of. so 2/3 == 16/24, and 5/8 == 15/24. now just add 16/24 and 15/24 which == 1/24 and to finish it, add 1/24 to 4 and we get 4 1/2

robz8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2sorry, 4 1/24 is the answer

Zale101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, so i have to subtract 711(it's subtract because 11 is negative) to get 4 and 2/3+5/8. So it deals with fractions then, thanks. I know how to solve fractions, i just wanted to make sure. Thanks again.

robz8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2make sure that you keep 2/3 NEGATIVE when you add 2/3 + 5/8
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