anonymous
  • anonymous
What is the sum? 7/3+(-3/8) ((The subtraction symbol is supposed to be for the entirety of 3/8, not just 3, to clarify. The two answers below, C and D, are negative fractions as well)) A. 65/24 B. 47/24 C. -4/5 D. -5/4
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katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
\[\large \frac{7}{3}~+~(-\frac{3}{8})~?\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
That is what it looks like right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yup, that's the one. How on earth do you- oh is that on the "equation" tab at the bottom? Ahhaha... I'm slow. Yes that's what I mean.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Nah, I wrote it out using latex.
anonymous
  • anonymous
what's what?
anonymous
  • anonymous
But anyways, \[\large +(-x)~=~-x\] so \[\large +(-\frac{3}{8})~=~-\frac{3}{8}\] and btw, if you want to learn latex check out http://openstudy.com/study#/groups/LaTeX%20Practicing!%20%3A)
anonymous
  • anonymous
I.. Still don't quite understand this. I will learn this latex business though.
anonymous
  • anonymous
What I'm trying to say is \[\large (\frac{7}{3}~+~(-\frac{3}{8}))~=~(\frac{7}{3}~-~\frac{3}{8})\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
So the next step is to get the a common denominator. Know how to do that?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh yeah, I can do that. But with this problem it's kinda difficult for me and I don't know how to apply it.
anonymous
  • anonymous
nevermind I got it it's 47/24

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