Posted by adore001 on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 7:32pm.
Can someone please help me with this math problem. My teacher is looking for me to show my work, but I don't how to solve the problem to show my work. Please help!!! The problem is 2 1/2 + 3 1/4 + 3 5/8. Thank you for your help.
- math - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 7:40pm
2 1/2 + 3 1/4 + 3 5/8
First you need to find the common denominator -- which is 8.
Then convert each fraction to the common denominator.
2 1/2 = 2 4/8
3 1/4 = 3 2/8
2 4/8 + 3 2/8 + 3 5/8
What do you get?
- math - adore001, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 7:59pm
Thanks for responding so promptly. After adding the problem I got 8 11/8 but my answer isn't one of the multiple choices. What am I doing wrong now? The multiple choices are 10 3/8, 9 3/8, 7 3/8 or 8 3/8. Thanks again for your help.
- math - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 8:03pm
Your answer of 8 11/8 is right. But you need to reduce or simplify it.
8 11/8 = 9 3/8
- math - adore001, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 8:49pm
Sue, thank you so very much. I now will practice this problem for future references. Thanks again.
- math - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 8:52pm
You're welcome, Adore.
- math - Martha, Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 12:19am
what precent of 3.5 is 7.2? show your work please.
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