anonymous
  • anonymous
will someone explain to me why -2 1/3 +3 1/4= 11/12
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jdoe0001
  • jdoe0001
hmm what's there to explain?
anonymous
  • anonymous
when you make -2 1/3 why is it -7/3 and not -6?
anonymous
  • anonymous
*-6/3

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anonymous
  • anonymous
lol that question didn't make sense
jdoe0001
  • jdoe0001
the negative IN FRONT of the fraction applies NOT just to the 2 after it, but to the whole fraction \(-2\frac{1}{3}+3\frac{1}{4}=\cfrac{11}{12}\qquad \begin{cases} -2\frac{1}{3}\implies \cfrac{-(2\cdot 3+1)}{3}\implies \cfrac{-7}{3}\\ 3\frac{1}{4}\implies \cfrac{3\cdot 4+1}{4}\implies \cfrac{13}{4} \end{cases}\)
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh ok thank you!
jdoe0001
  • jdoe0001
\(-2\frac{1}{3}\iff -\left( 2\frac{1}{3} \right)\)
jdoe0001
  • jdoe0001
yw

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