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Posted by **ICE** on Friday, March 11, 2011 at 1:32pm.

- MATH -
**MathMate**, Friday, March 11, 2011 at 3:29pmThe question is

"subtract 3 7/8 from 5 1/16"

Since 1/16 is less than 7/8=14/16, we need to borrow, so we will do

4 17/16" - 3 14/16"

=(4-3) (17-14)/16

= 1 3/16"

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