Posted by **monica** on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 11:39pm.

Simplify: 3-10+9.7 Simplify: 2+3.10 divided by 5.3-9 Simplify: 16-10 divided by 5+13

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**Steve**, Friday, November 9, 2012 at 3:06am
3-10+9.7 = 3-10+63 = -7+63 = 56

(2+3.10)/(5.3-9) = (2+30)/(15-9) = 32/6 = 16/3

(16-10)/(5+13) = 6/18 = 1/3

when you have fractions, the numerator and denominator must be evaluated separately, then finally divided.

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**monica**, Friday, November 9, 2012 at 4:32am
thanks Steve,but the second one still don't get it right

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**Steve**, Friday, November 9, 2012 at 9:47am
so, what do you get? If you have trouble, it's much better to show your work, so we can set things straight.

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